Research news

Date: 
20/12/2017

Irish Cancer Society announces new investment in cancer research leadership

The Irish Cancer Society has today announced a major investment to foster the growth of cancer research, which it hopes will significantly benefit people with cancer in Ireland.

Date: 
18/12/2017

Top honours for cancer researchers at Irish Cancer Society Research Awards

Congratulations to cancer researchers Michelle Lowry and Dr Naomi Walsh who went home with the top prizes at the 2017 Irish Cancer Society Research Awards.

Date: 
18/12/2017

Irish Cancer Society launches research call on the role of prehabilitation and/or rehabilitation in cancer care

The Irish Cancer Society, as part of the MRCG/HRB Joint Funding scheme 2018, has today launched a new research award focused on the role of prehabilitation and/or rehabilitation in cancer care.

Date: 
18/12/2017

Save the date: Young Cancer Researchers Networking event

When: 21-22 June 2018

Where: Western Gateway Building, University College Cork.

Date: 
18/12/2017

Researchers in Focus: Dr Claire Kilty and Dr Fiona Lanigan

This month we are highlighting two research support staff who have been integral to the success of BREAST-PREDICT, the Irish Cancer Society’s Collaborative Cancer Research Centre that focusses exclusively on breast cancer research – Dr Fiona Lanigan and Dr Claire Kilty.

Date: 
18/12/2017

HPV vaccine co-inventor presents his vision for cancer prevention

The Irish Cancer Society and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland were delighted to host a talk Dr Douglas Lowy, Deputy Director of the US-based National Cancer Institute (NCI), on Friday, December 1.

Date: 
01/11/2017

Talk tackles breast cancer research

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in October The Irish Cancer Society hosted a public event which discussed some of the major advances in research in this space in Ireland.

Date: 
01/11/2017

Cancer and Mental Health

The Irish Cancer Society recently hosted two experts in mental health and cancer for a public talk on the effects a cancer diagnosis can have on people with significant mental health difficulties.

Mr David Galvin
Date: 
01/11/2017

Researcher in Focus: Mr David Galvin

To mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, our Researcher in Focus this month is Mr David Galvin, Consultant Urologist at the Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent’s Hospitals and Principal Investigator on the IPCOR (Irish Prostate Cancer Outcomes Research) study, funded by the Irish Cancer Soci