Irish scientists have developed a new and innovative device which they are using to test a newly proposed method for the detection of prostate cancer, which should offer a significant improvement in tumour detection compared with existing methods.
From treatment and care to physical and mental wellbeing and quality of life, newly-diagnosed prostate cancer patients are sharing their experiences with the disease as part of the development of Ireland’s first national prostate cancer registry.
The Irish Cancer Society has said that while progress is being made in relation to the treatment of pancreatic cancer patients, survival rates are still too low and the cancer largely remains a cancer of unmet need.
If you are over 18 and have a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer, you may be interested in taking part in a research project which has the potential to help us better understand the quality of life needs of patients like you.
Nick Rowe from Bagenalstown, Liam Dowling from Castlecomer and Patrick Hughes from Bagenalstown vary in age and backgrounds but what they do share is the incredible support of Éist Cancer Support Centre as they faced their own prostate cancer fight.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as part of Paint it Pink Day on October 28th the Irish Cancer Society is urging everyone to be breast aware and watch out for the signs and symptoms of breast cancer.