Research news

Date: 
14/08/2018

Irish Cancer Society launches Mental Wellbeing Workshop for cancer research students

The Irish Cancer Society is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a “Mental Wellbeing Workshop” for our funded PhD students. The workshop will be facilitated by a mental health professional who specialises in graduate student counselling.

Public could be missing early cancer warning signs by not visiting their doctor sooner
Date: 
13/08/2018

Public could be missing early cancer warning signs by not visiting their doctor sooner

High cost stopping two-in-five people making doctor’s appointments, survey to launch Cancer Week Ireland finds

Date: 
13/08/2018

Researcher in Focus: Dr Amy Mulle

From Westport, Co.Mayo, Dr Amy Mullee has a degree and PhD in human nutrition and is currently an Irish Cancer Society sponsored IARC-Ireland postdoctoral research fellow working with the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science at University College Dublin and the International

Hurling for Cancer Research 2018
Date: 
07/08/2018

Davy Russell gunning for glory on the pitch for Hurling for Cancer Research 2018 

Ireland’s sporting stars to gather in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, on August 14th

Three time National Hunt Jockey Davy Russell has his sights set on victory of a different kind this August, as he limbers up to take to the pitch for Hurling for Cancer Research 2018.

Date: 
24/07/2018

A matter of justice – Irish Cancer Society calls on Government to offer men the same protections against cancer-causing HPV as women

Ensuring justice and non-discrimination must be at the centre of any decision to offer the HPV vaccine to boys, the Irish Cancer Society has said, as it welcomed the publication of a draft report into the matter today.

Date: 
11/07/2018

Researcher in Focus: Prof Ian Frazer

This month we profile Prof Ian Frazer, who is recognised as the co-inventor of the technology enabling the HPV vaccines, currently used worldwide to help prevent cervical, and a range of HPV-caused cancers. 

Date: 
09/07/2018

Irish Cancer Society Summer Studentships 2018

The Irish Cancer Society has awarded summer studentships to two promising full-time third-year undergraduates. The objective of this summer studentship scheme is to provide interested students the opportunity to conduct a small cancer research project in an experienced lab.

Date: 
13/06/2018

Researcher in Focus - Prof David Hevey

This month our Researcher in Focus is Prof David Hevey. Prof Hevey is the current Head of the School of Psychology in Trinity College Dublin, and the founding director of the Trinity College Research Centre in Psychological Health.

Date: 
13/06/2018

New publication by BREAST-PREDICT researchers

Congratulations to a number of BREAST-PREDICT researchers, including Elspeth Ward, Damir Varešlija, and Principal Investigator Leonie Young, who recently published an impor

Date: 
13/06/2018

Decoding Cancer - The Facts on Skin Cancer

As part of our ongoing Decoding Cancer campaign, Craig Sinclair, Director of the World Health Organisation’s Collaborative Centre for UV Radiation and Head of Cancer Prevention at Cancer Council Victoria, Australia, visited t