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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

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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.

Boots Announced as Main Sponsor for Daffodil Day 2018

Boots Ireland announced as official main sponsor of Daffodil Day 2018

Boots Ireland has today announced they are extending their support for the Irish Cancer Society by becoming the official main sponsor of Daffodil Day 2018. 

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Get screened. Prevent Cervical Cancer.

Cervical Screening Saves Lives

To mark European Cervical Cancer Prevention week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to ensure that they are up to date with their cervical cancer screening as it can save lives. Cervical cancer is the only gynaecological cancer that can be prevented by having regular smear tests.

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External Review of missed cancers in Wexford raises serious questions for Health Services

Reacting to Professor Robert Steele’s review of Safety Incident Management Report into missed cancers at Wexford General Hospital, the Irish Cancer Society has said that the review raises serious questions about how incidents are reported, why staff concerns weren’t acted on promptly, and how lon

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