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Date: 
11/02/2019

Irish Cancer Society responds to reports of tobacco industry lobbying

The Irish Cancer Society has expressed concern at reports in the Sunday Business Post that a number of TDs and Senators have been subject to lobbying by the tobacco industry.

Woman waiting at clinic desk
Date: 
05/02/2019

Rapid Access Clinics not meeting key targets

Cancer Strategy implementation report highlights need for investment in diagnostics

Doctor looking at lung x-ray
Date: 
04/02/2019

Irish Cancer Society publishes Lung Cancer Action Plan

Lung cancer screening could save over 350 lives every year and must be considered by Government, says the Irish Cancer Society.

Sarah, cancer survivor: Your support gave me life after cancer
Date: 
01/02/2019

Daffodil Day more important than ever. Nuala Carey urges public to support cancer patients

RTE Weather and National Lottery presenter Nuala Carey has appealed to the public to shower Daffodil Day with donations, in the wake of her father’s death from cancer in November.

NFL player Chris Draft and Dublin GAA player Michael Darragh MacAuley in a daffodil garden
Date: 
23/01/2019

GAA's Michael Darragh MacAuley and the NFL's Chris Draft join forces for Irish Cancer Society's lung cancer awareness campaign

American football star Chris Draft and Dublin GAA hero Michael Darragh MacAuley joined forces today to help highlight Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place throughout January.

Relay For Life volunteers celebrating 10 years of Relay For Life
Date: 
21/01/2019

Relay For Life raises €4.4m for cancer patients

Fighting back against cancer: Communities celebrate decade of funding crucial cancer care, cancer survivorship and remembering lives lost to cancer

Cancer and genes fact sheet
Date: 
08/01/2019

New fact sheet: Cancer and genes

Just published: Our newest resource "Cancer and genes", a fact sheet for people e worried that cancer might run in their family because a number of relatives have had it. It is also for people who are considering genetic testing.

Mega lungs
Date: 
07/01/2019

Number of lung cancer cases in women could substantially outnumber men in coming years

Irish Cancer Society launches annual lung cancer awareness campaign in a bid to increase early detection of the disease

MEGA lungs exhibit to take place in Dublin later this January

Date: 
21/12/2018

Irish Cancer Society announces Journalist Award for upcoming Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

Society to recognise journalist for compelling coverage around lung cancer with Journalist Award and Bursary from the Global Lung Cancer Coalition

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