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Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October

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With a 25 per cent increase in the number of breast cancer cases over ten years, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease.

Charity cycle raises vital funds for Irish Cancer Society

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The inaugural Pat McDonnell Paints cycle in aid of the Irish Cancer Society created a positive spin with over €4,500 successfully raised charity.

Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer

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The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.

Galway bands join forces for the Gig Against Cancer

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THE AMAZING Apples and Rofi James, along with iRadio's Louise Clarke, will join forces for the Gig Against Cancer to raise funds for Cancer Care West's Inis Aoibhinn facility and East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support.

Cancer signs can be caught early with doctor appointment

People could be missing out on lifesaving early treatment for cancer by not visiting their doctor sooner, the Irish Cancer Society has warned, as new research shows that almost two in five people have been unable to afford a doctor’s appointment.

Funding announced for key cancer care transport measures

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Details of funding towards mobility and cancer care transport measures have been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring.

Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to reach as high as 29 degrees over this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Today FM’s Matt Cooper Guest Speaker at Pink Afternoon

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The Lodge at Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo will go pink once again on June 10th when the annual ‘Pink Afternoon' supporting Breast Cancer Research will take place.

Cancer Care West’s support to those affected by cervical cancer crisis

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Over the past two weeks, Cancer Care West, based in the Westside, Galway has been offering information, support and counselling to women and families affected by the cervical screening crisis.

 

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