The 55th Annual Irish Association of Cancer Researchers (IACR) meeting took place in the Europa Hotel Belfast on Wednesday 20 - Friday 22 February 2019. It was another successful event with approximately 250 registered attendees for the meeting.
In 2013 Eileen O’Sullivan was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. Now living cancer-free, here the Dublin woman tells her story of the dangers of misinformation she experienced while undergoing treatment:
The short answer to this question is no - we are very unlikely to find a single cure for cancer in our lifetime. That is not to say that there haven’t been enormous improvements in all aspects of cancer care and treatment over the last few decades, brought about by cancer research.