Cancer advocacy

Take part in our campaigns to influence decision-makers at government level and help to influence cancer policy in Ireland.

Your risk of getting cancer and surviving it can depend on where you live, if you work, how much you earn and whether you’re male or female.

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Make your voice heard on public policy regarding healthcare and cancer. Join nearly 30,000 Irish people in taking action on cancer in Ireland.

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Cancer patients are paying up to €63 a week in car parking charges. Our ‘Park the Charges’ report highlights the financial burden of car parking on patients and their families. 

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We raise awareness of cancer related issues and campaign for policy and legislation that can help save lives and improve the lives of people with cancer.

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Find out about Irish Cancer Society policies on a range of cancer-related issues.

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Report: Access to Diagnostics Used to Detect Cancer

An in-depth survey of GPs called “Access to Diagnostics Used to Detect Cancer”, commissioned by the Irish Cancer Society, carried out by the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) shows a striking difference in access to tests for cancer between the public system and the private system.

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Pre Budget Submission 2017