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Date: 
26/10/2016

Calls for enactment and strengthening of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

The Irish Cancer Society has today highlighted the link between alcohol and breast cancer and called for politicians to implement the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 without delay.

85% of women now survive breast cancer over five years compared to less than 50% in 1976
Date: 
20/10/2016

85% of women now survive breast cancer over five years compared to less than 50% in 1976

Early detection, more personalised treatment and more knowledge about the causes and risk factors behind breast cancer mean that more people are surviving the disease than ever before.

Science Foundation Ireland
Date: 
20/10/2016

Irish Cancer Society-supported researchers receive Science Foundation Ireland funding

Four researchers previously funded by the Irish Cancer Society have been awarded grants by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to begin vital new cancer research projects.

Date: 
17/10/2016

1 in 11 women at risk of breast cancer

The Irish Cancer Society is urging members of the public to reduce their risk of breast cancer by adopting healthy lifestyle changes, as statistics show that a woman has a 1 in 11 chance of developing breast cancer.

Date: 
11/10/2016

Budget 2017

This year’s Budget has brought little relief to many of the thousands of cancer patients struggling to pay for the costs associated with their disease, says the Irish Cancer Society.

Date: 
06/10/2016

Pink Prizes

Company: Butlers 

Roz Purcell Paints it Pink
Date: 
06/10/2016

Roz Purcell Paints it Pink as she lends her support to the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer campaign

As the number of breast cancer cases increases by 33% model Roz Purcell is calling on members of the public to ‘Paint it Pink’ this October as she launches the Irish Cancer Society’s campaign to support people affected by breast cancer in Ireland.

Date: 
06/10/2016

Breast Cancer Researcher - My Story

Every year in Ireland over 2,800 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. That figure is rising annually and according to statistics by the National Cancer Registry of Ireland there has been a 33% increase in the number of cases diagnosed over a ten year period.

Date: 
05/10/2016

Cancer Week Ireland – be part of the conversation this October

From coffee mornings to film screenings, expert advice to patient stories, communities throughout Ireland are being encouraged to get involved in Cancer Week Ireland, which takes place from 17th to 23rd October.

Date: 
04/10/2016

Live Well initiative launched

Centra ambassador & top blogger Pippa O’Connor yesterday launched Centra’s Live Well initatives to benefit the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer programme (ABC).

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