Research news

Date: 
09/10/2018

BREAST-PREDICT fifth birthday events

To mark five years of BREAST-PREDICT, the Irish Cancer Society’s collaborative breast cancer research centre, a number of events are taking place in October for researchers and the general public.

Date: 
04/10/2018

Patient-focussed cancer initiative wins the 2018 European Health Award

The European Cancer Concord, involving the Irish Cancer Society and led by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, has won the prestigious 2018 European Health Award. This award honours initiatives that help tackle some of Europe’s most pressing health challenges.

Date: 
26/09/2018

New funding for childhood cancer research

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The Irish Cancer Society is proud to announce that it has recently granted funding to Dr Gerard Brien, Trinity College Dublin, for research into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer that occurs in young children and teenagers.

Date: 
26/09/2018

Irish Cancer Society Research Fellow discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Research supported by the Irish Cancer Society has made a discovery that points the way to better predict the response of bowel cancer tumours to certain treatments.

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.

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.

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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.