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Living Well After A Cancer Diagnosis: Acknowledging World Cancer Day

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News of Cancer Care Centre for West welcomed by Prof Kerin

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A new Cancer Care Centre at University Hospital Galway, to be included in the HSE’s National Service Plan (NSP)next year has been welcomed by leading surgeon Prof Michael Kerin.

Trad legend Frankie out the other end after cancer scare

When I arranged to meet traditional music legend Frankie Gavin in a quiet corner of the Galmont this week, I didn’t know what to expect. I’d heard he had been seriously ill, had lost a significant portion of his body weight and that wonderful hair, but when he came around the corner, wrapped in a grey tweet coat and scarf, he was the same Frankie I’d ever known. Buzzing with energy and life, a head full of hair and keen to sit down for coffee and croissants to share the story of the last year during which he feared for his mortality.

Cancer patient surgeon makes call for cancer centre for west and northwest region

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A plastic surgeon in UHG who was diagnosed with cancer three years ago has said there is a need for greater urgency for a state of the art cancer centre in the region.

Consultants plead for infrastructure urgency in letter to public reps

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CLÁR Programme funding allocations to enhance rural community projects

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Numerous rural communities in County Westmeath and South Roscommon will benefit from funding announced under the CLÁR programme, as part of the Government’s ‘Our Rural Future’ policy for rural development.

Weight loss during intensive cancer treatment should never be ignored

Half of adults are unclear about whether nutrition makes a difference during cancer care and 60% don’t know that losing weight during treatment carries risk, including for patients who are overweight or obese.

Annual Galway Bay Swim a huge success

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The annual Galway Bay Swim, for Cancer Care West, are delighted that the event, which took place on Saturday was a resounding success.

Galway swimmer to brave the English channel for charity

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Galway swimmer Stephen Tummon will swim the English Channel to raise money for Cancer Care West. A swim of over 40 km, Stephen seeks to be the fifth person from Galway to complete this challenge. Only 2,000 people in the whole world have completed this challenge.

Being a loser makes Cherie a winner

Cherie Forde from Corrandulla has lost a life-changing 5st 4.5lbs with Slimming World, and 7st in total to take the title of ‘Greatest Loser 2022’ at Maura’s Slimming World group in the Menlo Park Hotel.


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