Get Cancer

Get Cancer is an awareness campaign by the Irish Cancer Society to highlight the fact that right now there is a cancer epidemic in Ireland. We want to wake people up to the reality that 1 in 2 of us, by 2020, will be getting cancer in our lifetime. Learn more.

4 out of 10 cancers can be prevented. That is an amazing thing – a lot of us feel powerless about cancer, that it’s only a matter of time until we’re affected by cancer one way or another. But that isn’t so.

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There are a lot of mixed health messaging in the media today and you are constantly being hit with upsetting warnings about health risks. You end up confused and scared. We can help take away that fear by providing free information and support from professionals.

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By investing in cancer research we are stopping cancer in its tracks. Through research we are finding out more and more about how to get cancer; how to treat it, how to diagnose it and most importantly how to stop it before it starts.

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We are there every step of the way with you during your cancer, providing free information, advice and support from trained professionals, as well as from everyday people who have gone through a similar cancer experience as yourself.

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