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EL C who have brought out a Christmas single to raise funds for people affected by cancer

El C launches Don't Cry For Christmas to raise money for cancer charities

A former Sales Executive, Author and HR Guru, who were bandmates in the 70s, have reunited 40 years later with a special Christmas song to help raise funds for cancer research.

Over 1,400 people received free counselling to help cope with a cancer diagnosis in their lives

Surge in demand for cancer counselling services over 4 years

The Irish Cancer Society has released its 2016 counselling figures and said that the number of people accessing these services in cancer support centres has increased by 68% in just four years. If the data is compared over seven years the demand has increased a massive 490%.

Graphic: More than 40,000 people diagnosed with cancer in Ireland

More people getting and surviving cancer highlights urgent need to implement National Cancer Strategy

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed the latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry which reveals that annually there are more recorded incidences of cancer, but also more survivors, in Ireland than ever before.


Better health literacy can help save lives - top tips for improving quality of health information for men

To mark Movember and prostate cancer awareness month, the Irish Cancer Society has given its top tips to help organisations effectively communicate health information to men.

Coach Kavanagh and King of Snapchat brother James unite to launch annual campaign for the world’s largest men’s health charity, Movember

Kavanagh Mo Bros Unite To Launch Movember 2017

Coach Kavanagh and King of Snapchat brother James unite to launch annual campaign for the world’s largest men’s health charity, Movember.

This year Movember calls on Irish people to BE THE DIFFERENCE in men’s health and sign up


Majority of enquiries to Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Nurses are about breast cancer

The vast majority of enquiries to the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Nurseline and Daffodil Centres around the country are in relation to breast cancer.


Service interruptions due to Hurricane Ophelia

Please be advised that due to the impact of Hurricane Ophelia across Ireland today (Monday, 16 October), there will be limited Irish Cancer Society services available:


Early detection improving survival rates for breast cancer

Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October – breast cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on all women to become aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer during breast cancer awareness month this October.


Irish Cancer Society welcomes reduction in prescription charge and drug payment scheme

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed moves to reduce prescription charges by 50 cent and to lower the amount cancer patients will have to pay under the Drugs Payment Scheme, but it is challenging the Government to go further.

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