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'Cancer taught me to reassess my priorities,' says doctor

When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Theatre reviews: Shelter, Furniture, Baoite, Wit

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Shelter and Furniture (Druid Theatre Co, Mick Lally Theatre)

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.

Free talk on fibromyalgia

A free public talk on fibromyalgia will take place tonight, May 24, in OxyGeneration, Merchants Road, Galway.

Sunflowers and disintegrating lovers

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THE WORK of some poets is great, or at least initially sounds great, when you hear it declaimed from a festival stage, but is rather less rewarding when read on the page, in the absence of the bells and whistles of performance.

Public meeting on oxygen therapy for fibromyalgia

A public meeting will take place at OxyGeneration, Merchants Road, later this month on the use of hyperbaric oxygen as a supplementary therapy for fibromyalgia.

 

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