Cancer awareness campaigns

Find out what you can do to reduce your cancer risk for some of the most common cancers in Ireland. For more detailed information on these and all other cancer types, please visit our in-depth cancer information pages.

Take time today to check your body for changes that could be cancer. See our list of 12 main changes that could be cancer

Know the signs

Almost 2,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in Ireland every year. Find out more about bowel cancer and how you can reduce your risk.

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About lung cancer

Lung cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Ireland, with about 2,500 people diagnosed in Ireland every year. More Irish men and women die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. 

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland. Find out more about skin cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Get  SunSmart

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Ireland, after skin cancer. Better treatments mean more people are now living long and full lives after breast cancer.

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Over 20,000 Irish men are diagnosed with cancer each year. Find out about common men's cancers and how men can take steps to reduce their risk.

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A mouth or tongue ulcer or sore that doesn't heal

There are more than 700 cases of cancer of the mouth reported in Ireland every year . Learn how to make sure your mouth stays healthy.

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Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men in Ireland.

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Blood cancer is an umbrella term for 140 different types of cancer that affect the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system. 

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Spot cancer early. Know the signs.

Read more about the signs of cancer. It could save your life.

Look for changes

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Talk to a cancer nurse

Call our Cancer Nurseline freefone
1 800 200 700

Confidential advice, support and information
Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm

Email us

Talk to others

Chat with our cancer nurses or other people living with cancer in our online community.

Online community

In-person support

Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Centres provide in-person, one-on-one cancer information, support and advice in local hospitals across Ireland.

Find a Daffodil Centre