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Irish Cancer Society funded researcher Federico Lucantoni in his lab

Irish-based scientists find new hope in fight against hard to treat form of breast cancer

Doctors may in the future be able to spare some cancer patients the harsh effects of chemotherapy thanks to new research funded by the Irish Cancer Society.

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Irish Cancer Society welcomes Minister's announcement on hospital car parking charges

The Irish Cancer Society welcomes the announcement by Minister Simon Harris of a review of the car parking charges in our hospitals and his commitment to establish new national guidelines to inform practice in hospital car parking charges around the country. 

Veteran Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day volunteer Dora

Meet Dora, a 30 year Daffodil Day veteran

30 years ago, Dora Bracken’s hairdresser was diagnosed with cancer. Whilst going through her treatment, she asked Dora to take over selling daffodils for her in support of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day campaign.

Daffodil Day 2018 Corporate

Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey urge companies to make Daffodil Day their business

Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey are urging the business community to show their support for cancer patients by getting involved in Daffodil Day on March 23rd.  Both have experienced cancer in their lives and Norah’s husband also tragically died from cancer.

Photo of Stephanie Powell, the face of Daffodil Day

Meet Stephanie, the face of Daffodil Day

Meet inspirational cancer survivor Stephanie Powell – the face of our Daffodil Day campaign. Stephanie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 after hoping that a persistent lump would go away. It didn’t. Stephanie had an aggressive form of cancer. 


Irish Cancer Society welcomes National Development Plan

Society calls for further clarity on development of Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Image of processed food

Irish Cancer Society reaction to processed food causing cancer news story

You may have seen the news today about a possible link between highly processed foods and cancer.

Miriam O'Callaghan with the Daff Man at the launch of the 2018 Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day campaign

Daffodil Day funds critical to support record numbers with cancer

Miriam O’Callaghan has urged people to dig deep this Daffodil Day to help the record number of Irish people with cancer. The RTE broadcaster, who lost a sister to cancer, was speaking at the launch today of the Irish Cancer Society’s 2018 Daffodil Day, which will take place on 23rd March.

Portrait of Amy Mahon, Relay For Life Global Hero of Hope

Kildare cancer survivor named ‘Hero of Hope’

Thyroid cancer survivor Amy Mahon from Newbridge, Co Kildare has been named as the Irish ‘Global Hero of Hope’ on World Cancer Day, Sunday, 4 February.

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