“I like to see my cancer as a pause in my life, a really bad pause, but a pause all the same.”
“6 months ago I struggled to even think about getting out of bed and now I am taking on a 10k run” - Ovarian cancer survivor Emma
'Go get yourself checked out. Sometimes we men can be a bit macho about the whole thing,' says lymphoma survivor Paul.
‘Without vital cancer research I wouldn’t have had treatment options’
Anne describes her counsellor as ‘a wonderful person who came into my life at the right time’
'Taking that step (to get counselling) changed my whole world'
'I was delighted that I could, in a very practical way, support the Irish Cancer Society,' says Volunteer Driver John.
Fran is a cancer survivor and Survivor Support Volunteer - ‘You learn how to listen; how to help’
Niamh Fortune is one of our inspiring patient advocates, helping in the decision on what research we should fund.
Parent peer support volunteer Laura shares her family's experience of childhood cancer
"It’s only two days a month of a commitment, but the reward you get is fantastic" - Volunteer Driver Katy
"It’s the commitment that people have which makes it special" - Daffodil Day volunteer Shannon Daunt
Cancer survivor Caitríona helps by volunteering for the Irish Cancer Society’s Survivor Support service
Meet Dora Bracken, who has been volunteering for the Irish Cancer Society's Daffodil Day for over 30 years
St. James’s Covid-19 ward nurses taking on another big challenge this August
Meath woman Ann Marie Grall aims to walk 500 miles for the 10th anniversary of the Moylagh JFK 50 Mile Challenge.
Longford man Tom’s charity single goes straight to number one in the Irish iTune charts
Friends Dee Newell & Dee O'Raw created the Deeswimber challenge to get people swimming in December
Following her Mam's cancer diagnosis, Aoife from Athlone started a baking fundraiser to give back to the Irish Cancer Society
Darren Campbell is thru-hiking through the USA's Continental Divide Trail in memory of his cousin Eugene.
Meet the groups and individuals who have been shaving and dying their hair to raise money for cancer services
Luke Jones is an Irish Cancer Society funded researcher who is due to begin work on a project which will look at more effective treatments for a form of childhood blood cancer.
‘There are possibilities to make really big advances for patients’ - Sarcoma researcher Dr Gerard Brien
From Bangladesh to Belfield: Read about the remarkable cancer research career of Irish Cancer Society Senior Researcher of the Year, Dr Arman Rahman.
Cancer research and health psychologist Dr Jane Walsh says setting achievable goals is key for a healthy exercise and activity regime that can reduce the risk of cancer.
We have awarded funding to Adele Connor, University College Dublin, to undertake a translational research scholarship in ovarian cancer.
Dr Despina Bazou is researching Multiple Myeloma, and a programme that aims to help doctors to decide what treatments might work best for individual patients.
Romina Silva is a PhD student at UCD, researching why some prostate and ovarian patients don’t respond well to their cancer drugs.
Exercise and health science researcher Dr Mairéad Cantwell shares her experience of using her own research to make lasting improvements to the lives of patients.
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