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Irish Cancer Society launches first virtual marathon in Ireland

Take on ‘Marathon in a Month’ and reduce cancer risk while raising funds to support cancer patients


Society welcomes ten year vision for health service

Recommendations have potential to end unequal access to healthcare and crippling costs for cancer patients 


Move to HPV testing would be a welcome step in battle against cervical cancer

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed the findings of the Health information and Quality Authority’s (HIQA) assessment of cervical screening in Ireland, which advises a move to primary HPV testing to detect cervical cancer in women.


Irish cancer patients can play an even bigger role in research to stop cancer

Irish Cancer Society backs Just Ask Your Doctor! public information campaign to raise awareness of cancer trials.


Farmers across Ireland prepare to ‘Wrap It Pink’ in support of the Irish Cancer Society

For the third year running, Dairygold is gearing up to transform the landscape of rural Ireland with the launch of the ‘Wrap It Pink’ Campaign 2017, in association with the Irish Cancer Society.

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Ovarian cancer rates in Ireland 24% higher than in EU

Ahead of World Ovarian Cancer Day on 8 May, the Irish Cancer Society has said that Irish rates of ovarian cancer remain significantly higher than the EU average.

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One in four skin cancer deaths are from the construction and farming sector

Irish Cancer Society teams up with the Irish Farmer’s Association and the Construction Industry Federation to spread the SunSmart message this summer

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