Research news

Pat Fahey
Date: 
11/03/2019

Patient Advocate in Focus: Pat Fahey

Pat Fahey writes about how he got involved in the Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) side of cancer research with the Irish Cancer Society.

Cancer researchers at IACR 2019
Date: 
11/03/2019

Review: Irish Association of Cancer Researchers Meeting 2019

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.

Date: 
22/02/2019

Top honours for cancer researchers at 2019 Irish Cancer Society Research Awards

The vital work of cancer researchers and support staff was recognised at the Irish Cancer Society Research Awards.

Date: 
15/02/2019

Irish Cancer Society set to invest €30 million in cancer research by 2020

Charity thanks public for donating to vital research and calls for more support this Daffodil Day to have an even greater impact

Date: 
07/02/2019

Irish Cancer Society announces new investment in cancer research leadership

The Irish Cancer Society has today announced a major investment to foster the growth of cancer research, which it hopes will significantly benefit people with cancer in Ireland.

Date: 
06/02/2019

Patient Advocate in Focus - Eileen O'Sullivan

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:

Date: 
14/12/2018

Patient Advocate in Focus - Kay Curtin

"I guess you could say I fell into patient advocacy with a bang," says Kay Curtin.

Date: 
14/12/2018

Frequently Asked Question: Will there ever be a cure for cancer?

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.

Cancer in Ireland stats
Date: 
29/11/2018

'Wake-up call' as new report shows cancer cases could double by 2045

Irish Cancer Society says immediate action can stop this projection becoming a reality

Unless changes are made, cancer figures could almost double by 2045, the Irish Cancer Society warned today.