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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.

Volunteers needed in Westmeath for Lollipop Day

The Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs your help next February! With just two months to go until the 14th annual Lollipop Day, the OCF is calling for more volunteers in Westmeath on Friday February 27 and Saturday February 28, 2015 to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer.

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.

Specialist cancer care services to be retained at GUH

Specialist cancer-care services at Galway University Hospital are to be retained despite recommendations that they should be withdrawn and transferred to Dublin.

Spice up your fitness regime with Curves

For healthy weight loss try the Curves weight management classes commencing on Monday October 17 from 6.15pm to 7pm at Curves, Castlebar.

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.

Four in ten people in Ireland not aware of signs of bowel cancer

The Irish Cancer Society is once again designating April as national Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and is launching a major awareness campaign encouraging people across Ireland to talk openly about the symptoms associated with the development of bowel cancer.

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