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Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer
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.
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.
NUI Galway scientists have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with triple negative breast cancer.
Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey are urging the business community in Westmeath to show their support for cancer patients by getting involved in Daffodil Day on March 23.
When Lily-Mae Morrisson celebrates her ninth birthday with her brother Evan at the weekend there will be no-one happier than her parents Judith and Leighton.
Katie Joyce has been through the mill, yet she is still only in her teens. For the past two years, the Clarinbridge teenager has battled serious illness, yet through it all, has faced all her challenges with determination and realisation that you do not fully appreciate life until your health is challenged.
New insight into the function of a gene important in the suppression of cancer was published this week published today, when esearchers at the National University of Ireland Galway have shown that the TP53 gene has even greater anti-cancer activity than previously thought.
Parent advocate Judith Sibley, who lives in Claregalway, will speak about “Navigating clinical trials as a parent of a child with a rare disease” at next week’s conference which will focus on public and patient involvement (PPI) in research, at the Westwood Hotel on Wednesday from 10am to 3.45pm.