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Charities launch research project aimed at improving health behaviours among young people

Four of Ireland's leading health charities will today announce funding for a major study into how young people can have a real effect in promoting positive health behaviour among their peers.


New Donegal based research project to investigate how cancer survivors can live healthier, happier lives

The Irish Cancer Society has today announced €100,000 in funding for a major research project which will investigate how cancer survivors can live well following their treatment.

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Research shows 2 in 5 Irish people know someone with lung cancer, as Irish Cancer Society marks lung cancer awareness month, in conjunction with Medtronic

2 in 5 (39%) Irish people have known or know someone with lung cancer, the Irish Cancer Society said today as it concluded its lung cancer awareness month, which is supported by Medtronic - one of the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies.

Get Screened. Prevent Cervical Cancer.

Get Screened, Prevent Cervical Cancer

As part of European Cervical Cancer Week this week (22 - 28 January), the Irish Cancer Society has urged women to ensure that they are up to date with their cervical cancer screening.


Huge rise in liver cancer rates show need to Get Cancer through reducing our risk

The startling increase in the number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in Ireland highlights the urgent need for us all to Get Cancer by reducing our risk of contracting this devastating disease, the Irish Cancer Society has said.

I Want to Get Cancer before it gets you

I want to Get Cancer leads to surge in demand for information and support services

The Irish Cancer Society has seen a surge in demand for its information and support services following the launch of its new I Want to Get Cancer awareness campaign.


Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Sale of Tobacco Stock by Irish State

The Irish Cancer Society warmly welcomes the sale by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) of its remaining investments in tobacco manufacturing.


Irish Cancer Society calls on every hospital to “park the charges” for cancer patients

Cancer patients are paying up to €63 a week in car parking charges according to an Irish Cancer Society report, ‘Park the Charges’.


Study asks patients with form of advanced breast cancer: How can we support your quality of life needs?

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on metastatic breast cancer patients to take part in a study to further understand and address their quality of life needs.

Indy Power and Ethan Miles talk about the links between alcohol and cancer

Ethan Miles and Indy Power urge public to ‘know their standards’ this Christmas

With Christmas around the corner and the party season almost in full swing, Ethan Miles, the popular barman from First Dates Ireland and Indy Power, Food Blogger, Author and Cook are supporting the Irish Cancer Society in making the public aware of the sobering fact of the link between alcohol an

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