What we do

We aim to improve the lives of those affected by cancer. We do this by providing up to date information and a range of services and by influencing change and raising awareness of cancer issues.

Irish Cancer Society-funded cancer researcher Dr Antoinette Power in her lab

Since 2010 we have invested more than €20 million of your donations into world-class cancer research taking place right here in Ireland.

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A cancer survivor lending support to a cancer patient

We provide information, advice and support in hospitals, by phone and online, as well as services and support networks for cancer patients and their families.

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Cancer advocates at Leinster House

We work to influence decision-makers at government level around cancer and other health issues and empower advocates to help influence cancer policies.

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Cancer Nurseline
Freefone 1800 200 700 (Mon to Fri: 10 am - 4 pm)
Email: cancernurseline@irishcancer.ie

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Read about our impact in 2015 and how donated money from our donors and fundraisers is spent in the fight against cancer.

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We are actively involved in providing free services to all those affected by cancer, including children and their families.

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Read more about the history of the Irish Cancer Society and our leadership and accreditations.

Information about our impact in the fight against cancer in 2015 and inspiring stories from some of those we've helped.

Find out more about services provided by our cancer support department.

Services for people concerned about cancer

Our Impact Report

Irish Cancer Society 2016 Impact Report

We want you to know where your donated money is spent and what we do in the Irish Cancer Society. This report gives you a rundown on what your donation has helped us do in 2016.

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The impact of our services

We have developed reports to measure the impact of our services at 4 key stages of the cancer journey (preventive, supportive, survivorship, and palliative).

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