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New treatment option for prostate cancer at UHG

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University Hospital Galway became the first public hospital in the country recently to use high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy to treat patients with prostate cancer.

Support the Prince Bar Athlone Bro’s this Movember as they raise funds for charity

Join the Prince Bar Bro's as they help the Movember Foundation to fund groundbreaking projects in prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

Race In Pink Day raised €95,000 raised for breast cancer research

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The National Breast Cancer Research Institute together with Galway Racecourse announced yesterday that the recent ‘Race in Pink’ fundraising event hosted at Ballybrit on Sunday October 28 as part of the new three-day October Festival, raised a staggering €95,000 for the charity.

Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October

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With a 25 per cent increase in the number of breast cancer cases over ten years, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease.

Charity cycle raises vital funds for Irish Cancer Society

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The inaugural Pat McDonnell Paints cycle in aid of the Irish Cancer Society created a positive spin with over €4,500 successfully raised charity.

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.

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.

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.

Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

 

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