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I Want to Get Cancer before it gets you
Date: 
06/01/2017

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.

Cigarette
Date: 
21/12/2016

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.

Date: 
12/12/2016

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’.

Date: 
07/12/2016

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
Date: 
05/12/2016

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

Irish Cancer Society Research Awards 2016
Date: 
02/12/2016

Top honours for researchers at Irish Cancer Society Research Awards

Congratulations to cancer researchers Mairéad Cooney and Maria Prencipe who went home with the top prizes at the 2016 Irish Cancer Society Research Awards.

Date: 
30/11/2016

Let’s talk about sex – study to look at effects of prostate cancer on men’s quality of life

Researchers are calling on Irish men affected by prostate cancer to talk about how the disease has affected their sex lives as part of a global study.

Research shows one in three men diagnosed with prostate cancer has unmet sexuality and sexual health needs following treatment.

Racing personalities Jim Bolger and Davy Russell have raised €542,000 for vital cancer research
Date: 
29/11/2016

Hurling for Cancer Research raises €542,000 for vital cancer research

Hurling for Cancer Research 2016, organised by racing personalities Jim Bolger and Davy Russell, has raised €138,000 for the Irish Cancer Society’s vital cancer research.

Date: 
22/11/2016

Work of Irish scientists has the potential to greatly improve prostate cancer detection

Irish scientists have developed a new and innovative device which they are using to test a newly proposed method for the detection of prostate cancer, which should offer a significant improvement in tumour detection compared with existing methods.

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