Research news

Date: 
09/08/2019

Researcher in Focus: Mairéad Cooney

Mairéad is a clinical exercise physiologist with expertise in chronic illness rehabilitation.

Photo of Rebecca Sheridan
Date: 
09/08/2019

New Biomedical PhD Scholar - Rebecca Sheridan

The Irish Cancer Society is proud to announce that it has recently granted biomedical scholarship funding to Rebecca Sheridan, University College Dublin, for research into blood cancer.

Date: 
06/08/2019

On a Tiger Roll: Davy Russell leads an all-star line-up as he seeks Hurling for Cancer Research glory

A galaxy of sports stars to line-out for Irish Cancer Society fundraiser on August 13 at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.

Date: 
01/08/2019

Ewing Sarcoma Research

The Irish Cancer Society is proud to announce that it has granted funding to Dr Gerard Brien, Trinity College Dublin, for research into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer that usually occurs in young children and teenagers, but can also be diagnosed in adults.

Dr Colette O'Neill
Date: 
05/07/2019

Researcher in Focus: Dr Colette O’Neill

This month’s researcher in focus is Dr Colette O’Neill. Colette is an epidemiology research fellow at the National Cancer Registry Ireland and is funded by the Irish Cancer Society.

Powerlines in a field
Date: 
05/07/2019

Are powerlines, phones, radio masts and communication devices causing cancer?

This is one of the most common queries (more often framed as a statement) that we receive in the Irish Cancer Society. We therefore thought we’d spend a little time giving some facts to this frequently asked question.

Date: 
12/06/2019

Protein discovery gives hope to future breast cancer patients

Patients with a difficult to treat form of breast cancer may in the future have new treatment options open to them thanks to new Irish Cancer Society-funded research.

Irish-based scientists have identified a protein present in three-in-five patients with triple negative breast cancer.

Date: 
12/06/2019

Cancer Nursing & Research: Janice Richmond

Dr Janice Richmond is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the Oncology Department at Letterkenny University Hospital, who is currently researching ways in which cancer patients who have gone through treatment can feel better, both physically and psychologically.