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Irish Cancer Society Announces Details of its 24th Annual National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2017

Free conference will also run a separate, dedicated seminar dealing with the complex and individual needs of secondary cancer patients

HPV Vaccination Alliance

Urgent action required to address dramatic fall in uptake of cancer vaccine – HPV Vaccination Alliance

Organisations sign ‘Contract Against Cancer’ to ensure facts prevail when it comes to the HPV vaccine

The recent dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine in Ireland requires urgent action to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.


Irish Cancer Society calls for reduction and removal of statutory charges in Budget 2018

Increased inpatient charge ‘adds insult to injury’ for cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called on Government to take action in Budget 2018 to remove and reduce charges that the Society’s Head of Services and Advocacy says are “driving people to the wall”.

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Irish Cancer Society receives €1.2 million Product Donations grant from Microsoft Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society would like to acknowledge and thank Microsoft Ireland for their generous technology grant worth €1.2 million that has been awarded to the Irish Cancer Society in 2017.

Boots Night Walk for Night Nurses

Boots Launch 5th Night Walks for Night Nurses

Boots Night Walks for the Irish Cancer Society’s Night Nursing Service continues to raise funds for this vital service

Boots Ireland have launched their fifth annual Boots Night Walks for Night Nurses in association with the Irish Cancer Society.

Sláintecare Launch

Health Reform Alliance Disappointed at Missed Sláintecare Deadline

Health and Social Care Charities call for Implementation Office to be set up without delay

Moylagh JFK 2017

Moylagh 50 Mile Challenge raises €103,599 for cancer services

€475,000 has been raised over 6 years

Organisers of the 6th annual Moylagh JFK 50 Mile challenge are celebrating after they smashed their fundraising target by raising €103,599 for cancer services.


Irish Cancer Society researchers discover potential new way to treat aggressive type of breast cancer

Research led by Irish scientists based in UCD and RCSI has found a potential new approach to treating one of the most difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer, which currently has limited treatment options.

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