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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.

NUI Galway study discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Scientists from the Regenerative Medicine Institute in the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, have found a new function for normal cells, called stromal cells, within tumours that point the way in better understaning and preciction of response to immunotherapy. The study has been published in the internationally renowned journal, Cancer Immunology Research.

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.

NUIG scientists discover new treatment strategy for breast cancer relapse

NUI Galway scientists have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with triple negative breast cancer.

Irish Cancer Society to host free annual conference

People affected by cancer in Westmeath have been invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society's annual free conference next month. Entitled 'Living Well With Cancer', this year’s conference takes place in the Clayton Hotel, Galway, on Saturday, September 15 and in the Silver Springs Hotel, Cork, on Saturday, September 22.

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.

Westmeath’s family carers to be recognised during events week

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The 12th National Carers Week, presently ongoing, recognises the contribution of Ireland’s 360,000 Family Carers, with events being held throughout Ireland from 11 to 17 June.

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.

Hospital parking charges an unfair expense for patients, says O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien has called for new national guidelines to be introduced prohibiting parking charges at hospitals for cancer patients and those undergoing ongoing treatment.

 

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