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Irish Cancer Society researchers discover potential new way to treat aggressive type of breast cancer

Research led by Irish scientists based in UCD and RCSI has found a potential new approach to treating one of the most difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer, which currently has limited treatment options.

XHALE 2017 Winners

XHALE 2017 Winner

Thursday, 6th July 2017: As it prepares for X-HALE Youth Awards today, the Society has said is it vital that this generation of young people give the biggest blow to cancer possible – by not starting to smoke.

Infographic showing highlights from Department of Health National Cancer Strategy

National Cancer Strategy: Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Expansion of Focus from Cancer Services to the Needs of People Dealing with Cancer

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the publication of the new National Cancer Strategy which outlines how the Department of Health will meet the needs of those affected by cancer in Ireland over the next ten years.


Jockeys and GAA stars prepare to go head to head in Hurling for Cancer Research match at St Conleth’s Park

Horseracing stars are slipping out of the saddle and swapping their reins for a hurl as they prepare to join Ireland’s GAA stars for a hurling match with a difference at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge on August 15th at 6.30pm.

Irish Cancer Society Marathon in a Month

Take on Ireland’s first virtual marathon this July and help stop cancer

Top Irish beauty blogger amongst hundreds signed up for Irish Cancer Society’s new digital campaign Marathon in a Month

Redhead300 duo Keith and Fergal

Cancer survivor on 300-mile cross country trek for charity

Redhead300, a charity fundraising walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, will see a Derry duo take on a 300 mile walk from Derry to Crosshaven, Co. Cork this summer.


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.

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