Thanks to continued investment in research, we are seeing progress in the fight against breast cancer. Today, over 8 in 10 people diagnosed with breast cancer survive 5 years beyond their diagnosis, compared to just 7 in 10 people only 20 years ago.
Researchers go ‘back to school’ in race to stop cancer
As students begin a new school term this week, the Irish Cancer Society has today announced funding for two new major cancer research scholarships, all made possible through the public’s generous support.
Research led by Irish scientists based in UCD and RCSI has found a potential new approach to treating one of the most difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer, which currently has limited treatment options.
Experts in the fields of diet and nutrition addressed the public about the role of diet in cancer at a free talk hosted by the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) on Thursday, 29 June.
Horseracing stars are slipping out of the saddle and swapping their reins for a hurl as they prepare to join Ireland’s GAA stars for a hurling match with a difference at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge on August 15th at 6.30pm.