As the number of breast cancer cases increases by 33% model Roz Purcell is calling on members of the public to ‘Paint it Pink’ this October as she launches the Irish Cancer Society’s campaign to support people affected by breast cancer in Ireland.
Every year in Ireland over 2,800 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. That figure is rising annually and according to statistics by the National Cancer Registry of Ireland there has been a 33% increase in the number of cases diagnosed over a ten year period.
From coffee mornings to film screenings, expert advice to patient stories, communities throughout Ireland are being encouraged to get involved in Cancer Week Ireland, which takes place from 17th to 23rd October.
Recent research indicates 49% of people surveyed in Ireland wear just half of the clothes in their wardrobe on a regular basis, 28% wear just a quarter regularly, while 25% have six or more items in their wardrobe that they have never worn once, according to a survey* commissioned by communicatio
September 19th, 2016: RTE broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan was tickled pink today as she announced the names of 18 Irish companies preparing to Paint it Pink this October to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.