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Roz Purcell Paints it Pink
Date: 
06/10/2016

Roz Purcell Paints it Pink as she lends her support to the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer campaign

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.

Date: 
06/10/2016

Breast Cancer Researcher - My Story

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.

Date: 
05/10/2016

Cancer Week Ireland – be part of the conversation this October

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.

Date: 
04/10/2016

Live Well initiative launched

Centra ambassador & top blogger Pippa O’Connor yesterday launched Centra’s Live Well initatives to benefit the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer programme (ABC).

Pre Budget Submission 2017
Date: 
04/10/2016

Pre Budget Submission 2017

Cancer patients are being hammered financially by the prescription charge, the cost of medicine and the €75 in-patient charge, says the Irish Cancer Society in its Pre Budget Submission to Government.

Date: 
27/09/2016

Irish cancer patient with multiple myeloma becomes the first patient worldwide to be treated with a new potentially life-saving drug

An Irish patient with the blood cancer ‘multiple myeloma’ has become the first in the world to take part in a new drug trial for patients with the disease who respond poorly to standard treatment.

Rory Best BT Shop for Change Launch 2016
Date: 
27/09/2016

BT Shop for Change 2016

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

Date: 
19/09/2016

Irish Cancer Society’s Pink Partners 2016

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.

Date: 
14/09/2016

Political Education Campaign - HPV vaccine

The Irish Cancer Society has today launched a political education campaign to address the misinformation surrounding the national HPV vaccination programme.

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