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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

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


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

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.


Decoding Cancer - The Facts on Skin Cancer

As part of our ongoing Decoding Cancer campaign, Craig Sinclair, Director of the World Health Organisation’s Collaborative Centre for UV Radiation and Head of Cancer Prevention at Cancer Council Victoria, Australia, visited t


Take on Marathon in a Month and reduce cancer risk while raising funds for cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on the public to take part in Ireland’s only virtual marathon campaign this July. Marathon in a Month aims to get people moving while raising vital funds to support people affected by cancer.


Youth groups across the country compete in Irish Cancer Society’s national X-HALE awards

More than 40 youth clubs from around the country are calling on their local communities for support ahead of the Irish Cancer Society’s national X-HALE Youth Awards 2018 in July.

Cancer survivor Chris Latham and son Jack

Irish Cancer Society wants you to sock it to cancer this Father’s Day

One in three men will get a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime

This year in Ireland over 10,000 men will get an invasive cancer diagnosis. The Irish Cancer Society wants you to sock it to cancer on behalf of all men this Father’s Day.

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