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Mayor condemns delays to new radiation oncology unit at UHG "unacceptable"

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Reports of a €109 million shortfall in capital funding for health services will "come as a blow to cancer patients" in the west who will have to wait "even longer for the development of the much needed state of the art radiation oncology unit" in Galway.

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.

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.

Vicky Phelan to be guest speaker at first of Oxygeneration talks next week

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The recently opened OxyGeneration clinic in Galway is to hold a series of free public talks over the next month, featuring well known speakers such as Vicky Phelan and Prof Dympna Waldron, Prof of Palliative medicine GUH/NUI Galway.

We have to vote No to protect the unborn

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Abortion can be a very difficult issue to discuss, and we all have a responsibility to be sensitive in the language we use in this debate, so as not to add to the pain which many have experienced.

How the Eighth Amendment affects maternity services

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The Eighth Amendment, inserted into the Constitution in 1983, equates the life of the mother with the life of the unborn child. Abortion is not available in Ireland even in cases of fatal foetal anomaly or when a woman becomes pregnant as a result of rape.

Wellness for Cancer Care at the Ice House

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Chill Spa at the Ice House Hotel is hosting ‘Wellness for Cancer Care Day’ on Friday, October 20, between 2pm and 6pm. Wellness for Cancer Care will give current and recent cancer patients, along with their carers and family, a fun and pampering afternoon with masterclasses, expert talks, and information on how to care for the body, the skin, and of course in doing so, the mind, during or after cancer treatment. There will be delicious drinks and nibbles, a chance to mingle, and mini spa treatments. The small entrance fee of €10 per person will be donated to Mayo Pink Ribbon charity.

Cancer Week event at Strive Clinic

Cancer Week Ireland is about opening up a national conversation about cancer, and for communities and organisations, large and small, to be part of that conversation this September. Cancer Week Ireland takes place from Monday, September 25, to Sunday, October 1, and aims to inspire every community to take part.

What is cancer related fatigue?

People often describe the feeling of being exhausted, washed out or weary and generally lacking in energy.

Midsummer’s ball to fund cancer treatments for children in east Africa

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A major fundraising event will take place later this month to raise vital cash to finance the work of a children’s cancer care specialist in Tanzania.

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