Research news

Date: 
13/09/2018

Funding announced for research that will help people to live well with advanced cancer

The Irish Cancer Society and All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care have awarded funding for two research projects aiming to improve the lives of people with advanced cancer.

Date: 
13/09/2018

Call for applications to the 2018 Cancer in the Workplace grant

Applications open on 19 September 2018 for the Irish Cancer Society's 'Cancer in the Workplace' grant.

Date: 
13/09/2018

Call for applications to the 2018 Stimulus Awards

Applications open on 19 September 2018 for the Irish Cancer Society's 2018 Stimulus Awards.

Date: 
13/09/2018

BREAST-PREDICT Day

Many thanks to the researchers, staff and volunteers who helped make our recent Breast Cancer Research Celebration to mark 5 years of BREAST-PREDICT such a great success.

Photo of young man and pints of beer
Date: 
23/08/2018

Drinking from young age could increase the odds of aggressive prostate cancer in later life

Boys drinking alcohol in their mid-to-late teens may increase the odds of them developing aggressive prostate cancer in later life, research supported by the Irish Cancer Society has shown.

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 Mullee

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.