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Imagine making the decision to have your womb or breasts removed without enough psychological support

Families across this country are being let down because of a crisis in genetic cancer services. Lack of progress on National Cancer Strategy deeply alarming, says Irish Cancer Society

Public engagement event

The National Cancer Registry Ireland Public Engagement Event

The National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI) is a publicly appointed body, established in 1991, to collect and classify information on all cancer cases which occur in Ireland. On 9 October 2019, the NCRI are hosting a public engagement event at the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork. 

Daffodil Centres Anniversary

Irish Cancer Society celebrates the 300,000 patients that have been supported by Daffodil Centres since 2009

Charity marks ten year anniversary of key service at its annual patient conference in Dublin
The Irish Cancer Society has paid a special tribute to the 300,000 cancer patients it has supported through its Daffodil Centres since 2009.

People consoling each other

Palliative Care Week - 8-14 September 2019

This week is Palliative Care Week across Ireland, a time to highlight the huge difference that palliative care makes in the lives of patients, carers and families affected by health issues, including cancer.

Mairead Ronan (centre) with breast cancer survivors Mary (left) and Diane (right)

Mairead Ronan asks public to get their cups out for a good cause

Radio and TV presenter Mairead Ronan is asking the nation to brew up a storm to fund vital services to support people with breast cancer

Car and people in front of Malahide Castle

Volunteers needed for Cannonball Ireland

The famous Cannonball Ireland Road Trip around Ireland takes place from 6-8 September and we are looking for volunteers to help with bucket collections in Ballina, Malahide, Sligo, Slane and Edenderry.


Irish Cancer Society urges parents to vaccinate their boys & girls against HPV-related cancers next month

HPV vaccine to be offered free to first year boys for first time

The Irish Cancer Society has urged parents to vaccinate their boys and girls against HPV next month.


‘We know what needs to be done,now let's do it' - Irish Cancer Society responds to National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment

Speaking at the launch of the National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment, Averil Power, Chief Executive of the Irish Cancer Society, welcomed its recommendations and called for the Government to quickly put them into action. She said:


On a Tiger Roll: Davy Russell leads an all-star line-up as he seeks Hurling for Cancer Research glory

A galaxy of sports stars to line-out for Irish Cancer Society fundraiser on August 13 at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.


Boots Ireland launch their annual Night Walks for Irish Cancer Society Night Nurses

Campaign ambassador Teresa Mannion, who has fought her own battle with cancer, highlights the impact of cancer on families and the need for support

People can support through joining walks in Dublin or Cork, or buying honour tags in any Boots store nationwide

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