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Campaign for local rower aims to increase number of bone marrow donors

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Friends of a local rowing champion who is awaiting a bone marrow transplant are spearheading a campaign to heighten awareness about the importance of becoming donors.

Cancer centre to be developed in the west in next decade, report indicates

A new report makes a compelling argument for the development of a “comprehensive cancer centre” in the west.

Recession makes fundraising very challenging for Cancer Care West, says chief executive

The economic downturn coupled with recent charity controversies has made the task of raising €1 million a year “very challenging” for a local cancer charity which depends significantly on public donations.

Galway Clinic celebrates tenth birthday

Since it opened its doors in 2004, the Galway Clinic has improved local cancer care services for the west of Ireland.

Cancer Care West fundraising cycle wins award

Cancer Care West’s recent fundraiser “Road to Inis Aoibhinn” has been singled out for an award.

New Galway Clinic radiotherapy technology reduces treatment times

puts its new Versa HD™ linear accelerator (linac) into clinical service this week, it will be Ireland’s first hospital to offer a form of advanced radiotherapy that can almost halve delivery times.

Five hundred men have undergone innovative prostrate cancer treatment

Some 500 men have undergone a once off prostrate cancer treatment, involving the implantation of radiation seeds directly into the prostate as an alternative to conventional external beam radiotherapy and surgery, at Galway University Hospitals (GUH) since 2007.

Work to begin on major new ward development at UHG in next few months

Construction is to begin within the next few months on a new ward block development at University Hospital Galway. The facility will comprise 75 single rooms.

Grace’s brave battle highlighted by Light It Up Gold

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. We, a group of parents of St. John’s Ward, Crumlin Hospital, the only paediatric oncology ward in the country, have set up a campaign, Light It Up Gold, to raise awareness, for the 200 children diagnosed in Ireland each year, by lighting up buildings around the country gold and raising much needed funds to finish renovating St John’s Ward.

Living with a brain tumour

Clare Garvey was stopped by a guard as she drove to Oughterard around 8.45am one morning at the end of July 2011.

 

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