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Irish Cancer Society urges general public to follow SunSmart code as summer temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to peak at 27 degrees during this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the general public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to reach as high as 29 degrees over this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Early diagnosis of bowel cancer is vital says survivor

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Paul Mohan (54), bowel cancer survivor, is urging people to get checked out if they experience any of the symptoms of bowel cancer as early detection saves lives.

Lung cancer cases up, awareness down

At the launch of its Lung Cancer Awareness Month recently, the Irish Cancer Society announced that 27 per cent of Irish people were unable to name any symptoms of lung cancer.

Irish Cancer Society calls on all outdoor workers in Mayo to be SunSmart this summer

The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23 per cent) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor, and farming industry. As it launches its annual SunSmart campaign, the society said that farmers and construction workers in the Mayo area need to be extra vigilant during the summer months.

Staying healthy on a sun holiday

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Sun holidays should leave us feeling rejuvenated and re-energised, so why do some people return from holidays exhausted and weak?

Ballinrobe youth group calls for local support ahead of X-HALE Youth Awards

Ahead of the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards, Youth Booth @ The Maple Youth Centre in Ballinrobe is looking for local support to help them win the Online Award on offer at the national event. The group have submitted their film project ‘Not Only the Smoker Suffers’ and are calling for public support via online viewing to win one of the top awards on offer.

 

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