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Dingle Marathon runner Rosie Palmer

Breast cancer survivor running Dingle Marathon on behalf of Irish Cancer Society

Rosie Palmer is running the 2019 Dingle marathon on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society.

Rosie was first diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2013, just after her 37th birthday.

Sylvia Thompson being presented with the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) award, for coverage of lung cancer, by Kevin O’Hagan, Cancer Prevention Manager with the Irish Cancer Society.

Irish Cancer Society awards Irish Times Journalist for lung cancer coverage during awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has awarded journalist Sylvia Thompson the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) journalist award for her coverage of lung cancer during the Society’s annual Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Irish Cancer Society position paper on e-cigarettes

Irish Cancer Society position paper on e-cigarettes

The Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foundation have published a joint position paper on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTP).


Skin cancer prevention plan a welcome step – now it must be resourced

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed the launch of the first skin cancer prevention plan for Ireland, and called on the Government to follow through on this ambition by ensuring the plan is adequately funded and resourced.


Cutbacks reducing potentially lifesaving treatment options for people with cancer

Cancer Trials Ireland has said that the €3 million cut in its grant is now having a direct impact on potentially breakthrough treatments being available for people in Ireland with cancer.

fit for work and life

Irish Cancer Society says community empowerment key to improving health and wellbeing

Society launches Fit for Work and Life programme evaluation report with participants eating better, exercising more and attending for screening as a result

Irish Cancer Society volunteers

National Volunteering Week 2019

The Irish Cancer Society has said that approximately 270,000 hours of volunteers’ time is needed every year to help the Society work towards a future without cancer.

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