Research news

Date: 
05/11/2018

New funding for bowel cancer research

The Irish Cancer Society is proud to announce that it has recently granted scholarship funding to Rebecca O’Brien, Trinity College Dublin, for research into rectal cancer.

Date: 
11/10/2018

Researcher in Focus: Prof Darran O’Connor

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month taking place this October, our Researcher in Focus is Prof Darran O’Connor, a funded investigator with BREAST-PREDICT, the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer research collaboration.

Date: 
11/10/2018

Irish Cancer Society Research Awards - Call for Nominations

To acknowledge and celebrate all the hard work of our research scientists, in the lab, clinic and elsewhere, we will be hosting the Irish Cancer Society Research Awards on 15 February 2019. This year we will have four award categories open for applications.

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

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.