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Tuam Cancer Care — celebrating cancer survivors

Tuam Cancer Care has this week been celebrating local cancer survivors and showcasing the support they provide to their local community in the run up Global Cancer Survivorship day.

American cancer survivor to swim Shannon for charity

Cancer survivor Dean Hall from Oregon in the United States plans to be the first person in history to swim the entire length of the River Shannon.

UHG - first hospital in the country to host breast cancer survivor exhibition

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University Hospital Galway is the first hospital in the country to host an inspiring exhibition which features the stories of 10 breast cancer survivors.

Movember funding aids nurse-led prostate centre

Galway University Hospital will be one of two centres in the State to pilot a specialist nurse-led side effects clinic for men with prostate cancer.

Cancer survivors from Mayo attend Irish Cancer Society conference

Record numbers of cancer survivors attended the recent Irish Cancer Society National Conference for Cancer Survivorship. To mark its 50th Anniversary, the Irish Cancer Society held a milestone conference entitled Living Well with Cancer, bringing together over 800 cancer survivors for the first time. Cancer Survivors from Mayo attended the conference alongside representatives from Mayo Cancer Support Association. The two-day event which took place in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, was the largest event of its kind by the society, and was kindly supported by Roche.

Free conference for cancer survivors

The Irish Cancer Society will hold a free conference for cancer survivors on Friday September 20 and Saturday September 21 at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, which representatives from Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association will attend. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer, is in its 20th year and aims to address the needs of cancer survivors across the country.

Cancer survivors find something to sing about

There are more cancer survivors alive today than at any other time in the history of the world. That is the positive message from Dr Paul Donnellan, a consultant medical oncologist at Galway University Hospitals.

First self-help programme for persistent fatigue in cancer survivors now available in Galway

A home-based intervention developed by St James’s Hospital and the Regional Oncology Programme Office, Dublin to help cancer survivors manage fatigue, one of the most common, distressing, and disabling difficulties people face after cancer treatment, has now been made available to patients by Roche Products (Ireland) Ltd in UHG, the Galway Clinic, and Portiuncula.

Will you take up the Relay for Life challenge?

The Irish Cancer Society, along with local cancer survivor Jennifer Hunt from Castlebar, would like to invite everyone to the official launch of Relay for Life Castlebar 2012, on Thursday, March 29 at 8pm in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar.

 

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