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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.
A new report makes a compelling argument for the development of a “comprehensive cancer centre” in the west.
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.
Since it opened its doors in 2004, the Galway Clinic has improved local cancer care services for the west of Ireland.
Cancer Care West’s recent fundraiser “Road to Inis Aoibhinn” has been singled out for an award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clare Garvey was stopped by a guard as she drove to Oughterard around 8.45am one morning at the end of July 2011.