Research news

Emma Alcott
Date: 
22/11/2019

Irish research - use of cholesterol lowering drugs may cut risk of lethal prostate cancer

New research funded by the Irish Cancer Society has found that men who are on statins may have a reduced risk of developing a more lethal form of prostate cancer.

L to R. Elaine Quinn, Barbara Hughes, Amanda Mc Cann (PVCR), Deirdre Murphy, Claire Kilty, Robert O Connor
Date: 
18/11/2019

Building Connections between Cancer Patients and Researchers

The Patient Voice in Cancer Research (PVCR) held another very successful and productive workshop on Wednesday 9 October 2019, this time in Cork at the Maryborough Hotel. This was a free workshop open to all with an interest in cancer research.

Date: 
18/11/2019

Cancer Research Engagement Award 2019

As the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland, the Irish Cancer Society is committed to putting patients, families, survivors, supporters and the public at the very heart of what we do.

Dr Antoinette Perry
Date: 
18/11/2019

Researcher in Focus: Dr Antoinette Perry

Dr Antoinette Perry is an Assistant Professor in Genetics and Cell Biology at University College Dublin. She leads a research team who largely focus on the biology and genetics of prostate cancer. The mission of Antoinette’s research is to reduce death and suffering from this disease.

Dr Simon Dunne
Date: 
18/11/2019

Irish Cancer Society Stimulus Award

The Irish Cancer Society recently awarded funding for our 2019 ‘Stimulus Award.

Date: 
18/11/2019

Summer Studentship - Darragh Nimmo: Undergraduate Genetics student at University College Dublin

I undertook my Irish Cancer Society Summer Studentship at University College Dublin under the supervision of Dr Antoinette Perry working on the epiCaPture project. I applied for the studentship from the Irish Cancer Society because I wanted to gain experience in cancer research.

Date: 
24/10/2019

BREAST-PREDICT Thank You Note

A Thank You note from Prof. William Gallagher, Director of BREAST-PREDICT, and Dr. Fiona Lanigan, BREAST-PREDICT Centre Manager

Date: 
24/10/2019

Irish Cancer Society Research Awards - Call for Nominations

Research funded by the Irish Cancer Society continues drive important improvements in the Irish cancer research landscape

Dr Louise Walsh
Date: 
01/10/2019

Irish research brings new hope for hard to treat form of breast cancer

Irish cancer researchers have developed a potential new treatment approach for a form of breast cancer which can be difficult to treat.

Public engagement event
Date: 
20/09/2019

The National Cancer Registry Ireland Public Engagement Event

The National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI) is a publicly appointed body, established in 1991, to collect and classify information on all cancer cases which occur in Ireland. On 9 October 2019, the NCRI are hosting a public engagement event at the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork.