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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.

Free test can cut bowel cancer deaths by 30pc - Burke

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Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, is reminding people to avail of the free bowel cancer screening service, BowelScreen.

NUI Galway researcher wins award for breakthrough in bowel cancer

A cancer researcher at NUI Galway has clinched a prestigious award for her groundbreaking work in the area of bowel cancer.

Adopt positive lifestyle choices to ward off cancer

An organisation which operates a mobile cancer information unit regularly in Galway, is urging people to adopt positive lifestyle choices to help prevent the condition.

Castlebar native shortlisted for national health award

Castlebar woman Sheila Caulfield, has been shortlisted for a national award for her work to help people understand a test which could save their lives by detecting bowel cancer at an early stage.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has revealed the counties in Ireland which have a high bowel cancer incidence rate at its launch of bowel cancer awareness month which takes place in April. Mayo is one of 10 areas nationwide which has a high rate of bowel cancer and the society is urging people in Mayo and the other bowel cancer ‘hotspots’ to reduce their risk of bowel cancer by making some small lifestyle changes.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has revealed the counties in Ireland which have a high bowel cancer incidence rate at its launch of bowel cancer awareness month which takes place in April. The society is urging people, particularly those in bowel cancer ‘hotspots’, to reduce their risk of bowel cancer by making some small lifestyle changes.

Major award for cancer researcher

A County Galway cancer researcher has received a prestigious award to develop new strategies to help improve treatments for patients with colon cancer.

Waiting lists for colonoscopies lengthen

St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny has not yet improved on its record for tackling the waiting list for colonoscopies following a litany of promises from hospital chiefs, HSE executives, and politicians.

Top cancer surgeon quits hospital in frustation over lack of theatre time

A leading bowel cancer surgeon at University Hospital Galway has quit his post after 15 months because of the hospital’s failure to make adequate theatre time available to him to carry out operations, the chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum alleged this week.

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