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Public could be missing early cancer warning signs by not visiting their doctor sooner
Date: 
13/08/2018

Public could be missing early cancer warning signs by not visiting their doctor sooner

High cost stopping two-in-five people making doctor’s appointments, survey to launch Cancer Week Ireland finds

Hurling for Cancer Research 2018
Date: 
07/08/2018

Davy Russell gunning for glory on the pitch for Hurling for Cancer Research 2018 

Ireland’s sporting stars to gather in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, on August 14th

Three time National Hunt Jockey Davy Russell has his sights set on victory of a different kind this August, as he limbers up to take to the pitch for Hurling for Cancer Research 2018.

Date: 
24/07/2018

A matter of justice – Irish Cancer Society calls on Government to offer men the same protections against cancer-causing HPV as women

Ensuring justice and non-discrimination must be at the centre of any decision to offer the HPV vaccine to boys, the Irish Cancer Society has said, as it welcomed the publication of a draft report into the matter today.

HPV infographic
Date: 
18/07/2018

Irish Cancer Society welcomes UK recommendation to include boys in HPV vaccination programme and calls for same in Ireland

Vaccinating boys and girls is the best way to eliminate HPV-related cancers in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the recommendation by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation in the UK to include boys in the HPV vaccination programme.

Prof Ian Frazer
Date: 
10/07/2018

We can eliminate cervical cancer within a generation - Irish Cancer Society

Move to primary HPV testing, with co-ordinated information campaign and increased resources, urgently required

Date: 
28/06/2018

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is very rare, and more research needs to be done to fully understand how these cancers develop and how best to diagnose and treat them.

There are two main types of Sarcoma: Bone Sarcoma and Soft tissue Sarcoma.

Marathon in a Month
Date: 
26/06/2018

Dr Ciara Kelly urges nation to move as she joins hundreds taking on marathon challenge

Dr Ciara Kelly is urging members of the public to join her and get active this July as she prepares to take on Marathon in a Month, Ireland’s only virtual marathon.

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