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Date: 
25/04/2018

Fear behind low bowel screening figures as one-in-four say cancer diagnosis is death sentence

Fatalistic view is higher among men than women, representing lower BowelScreen uptake among males

Fear and fatalistic beliefs about cancer are leading to fewer people taking up Ireland’s bowel cancer screening programme, research commissioned by the Irish Cancer Society can reveal.

Date: 
18/04/2018

Lung Cancer Needs Study seeks participants

Are you living with, or care for someone with lung cancer? If so, our cancer researchers at DCU would love to hear from you.

Date: 
09/04/2018

Upcoming BREAST-PREDICT events

As part of their continued outreach work, BREAST-PREDICT will hold a number of events for the public and cancer research community in the coming weeks.

Date: 
06/04/2018

Cancer Week 2018

Cancer Week Ireland 2018 will take place this year from Monday, September 24 to Sunday, September 30.

Date: 
06/04/2018

Blood Cancer Network Ireland symposium and public lecture

Blood Cancer Network Ireland is proud to present the symposium ‘Blood Cancer Research: Focus on Immunotherapy and the Tumour Microenvironment’, on Friday, June 8, in the Richard Carmichael Lecture Theatre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

Date: 
05/04/2018

Thank you for supporting Daffodil Day 2018

From baking to brewing, bike-riding to daffodil-accessorising, once again the Irish research community were huge supporters when it came to raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day.

Date: 
05/04/2018

Patient Voice in Cancer Research

If you’ve survived or are living with cancer, you can have a say in the future of cancer research in Ireland.

Date: 
05/04/2018

Remembering Mr Vincent Lynch

It is with sadness that the Irish Cancer Society learned of the recent passing of Mr Vincent Lynch, a distinguished cardiothoracic surgeon at St Vincent's Hospital and the Blackrock Clinic, where his surgical skills saved many lives.

Date: 
05/04/2018

Researcher in Focus - Dr Janice Richmond

This month our Researcher in Focus is Dr Janice Richmond, Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the Oncology Department at Letterkenny University Hospital, who is currently carryout research into ways in which cancer patients who have gone through treatment can feel better, both physically and p