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Cancer Care West receives €100,000 for new Mayo Cancer Bus

Cancer Care West, the West of Ireland cancer charity is to launch a new bus service for Mayo Cancer patients who travel to University Hospital Galway to receive treatment for cancer.

Cancer Care West receives €100k grant for new Mayo cancer bus service

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Cancer Care West, the West of Ireland cancer charity, is to launch a new bus service for Mayo Cancer patients who travel to University Hospital Galway to receive treatment for cancer.

Funding boosts for Cancer Care West and FORUM Connemara

Organisations providing cancer-care and mobility transport in Galway are set to benefit from more than €150,000 in funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development under a scheme to support voluntary organisations in rural areas.

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.

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.

What is this Referendum really about?

As we prepare to vote tomorrow, I think it’s important to reflect on what this referendum is and is not about.

How the Eighth Amendment affects healthcare

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We deserve compassionate healthcare in Ireland. The Eighth Amendment prevents this, which is why it is vital to remove it from the Constitution when we have the opportunity to vote in the May/June referendum.

Super Heroes gather to mark achievements of fund to honour real hero Niall Tomkins

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Members of Galway Fire Service, An Garda Síochana, the RNLI and Connacht Rugby Academy came together last weekend for a special ‘Super Hero Day’ to meet the children who have been attending the Niall Tomkins Memorial Kids Club, organised by the children’s charity Hand in Hand http://www.handinhand.ie/. Hand in Hand provide much needed services to families in Galway and around the country who have a child going through the trauma of childhood cancer.

Call for medical cards for cancer patients

People who are diagnosed with cancer not only pay a high price in terms of their health and quality of life, they are also badly hit financially by the diagnosis.

Urgent appeal to help Galway based children’s cancer charity

Hand in Hand children’s cancer charity has launched an immediate appeal for funding due to an unprecedented demand for its services. The not-for-profit organisation, which began operating in 2006, supports families who are affected by childhood cancer throughout Ireland. Its aim is to alleviate some of the stress, anxiety, and practical difficulties faced by families who have a child undergoing treatment for cancer, through the provision of practical (laundry, childcare, domestic cleaning, and meals) and emotional support.

 

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