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Date: 
04/09/2017

Irish Cancer Society Statement: Minister McGrath’s remarks on HPV Vaccination Programme

The Irish Cancer Society wishes to record its deep concern at Minister of State Finian McGrath’s comments in the Sunday Times regarding the HPV Vaccination Programme, and his subsequent statements on the matter, and we call on the Minister to publicly clarify his full and unequivocal supp

Make Blood Cancer Visible
Date: 
04/09/2017

New campaign supported by Barry McGuigan launches to make people blood cancer aware

2 in 3 people in Ireland mistake blood cancer for skin cancer in new research to mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Irish Cancer Society research scholars Dr Conor Murphy and John Daly
Date: 
28/08/2017

Irish Cancer Society announces funding for major new cancer research scholarships

Researchers go ‘back to school’ in race to stop cancer

As students begin a new school term this week, the Irish Cancer Society has today announced funding for two new major cancer research scholarships, all made possible through the public’s generous support.

Worried woman looking at her skin in the mirror
Date: 
24/08/2017

Melanoma in Ireland at record high

Ireland has highest rate of deaths in Europe from aggressive skin cancer, but new treatment options provide hope for patients, public talk to hear

Cancer Week Ireland - Mon 25 Sept - Sun 1 Oct 2017
Date: 
23/08/2017

Public urged to get talking about cancer during Cancer Week Ireland 2017

Start a conversation by holding a Cancer Week Ireland event between 25 September and 1 October

Date: 
16/08/2017

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
Date: 
09/08/2017

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.

Date: 
08/08/2017

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”.

Microsoft logo
Date: 
04/08/2017

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.

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