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Two Roscommon men who had emigrated to Australia recently returned home to present local charities with funds raised from their challenge of a lifetime. Roch Hanmore and John Comiskey undertook a charity trek from December 20, 2013 to January 6, 2014 to Mount Everest Base Camp and raised over €17,000 for Croí and The Irish Cancer Society.
Some people will go to great heights for a good shave, especially JP Randles of the Galway Flying Club who sacrificed his crowning glory last Friday, May 23, while flying in a Cessna 172 one mile high over Galway city to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
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.
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.
The Irish Cancer Society is calling on the people of Westmeath to support Daffodil Day today, Friday March 28.
Daffodil Day, the flagship fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society, will take place in Mayo on March 28.
As Lent gets into full swing, many people will be trying to kick their smoking habit.
The Irish Cancer Society has published a report on its National Counselling Grants Programme which reveals that 45 per cent of Mayo cancer patients who availed of the service in Mayo Cancer Support Association sought counselling less than one year after a cancer diagnosis. Another 24 per cent of clients required counselling within two years of diagnosis, highlighting the need for emotional support following the completion of treatment.
Some 500 men have undergone a once off prostrate cancer treatment, involving the implantation of radiation seeds directly into the prostate as an alternative to conventional external beam radiotherapy and surgery, at Galway University Hospitals (GUH) since 2007.
Galway University Hospital will be one of two centres in the State to pilot a specialist nurse-led side effects clinic for men with prostate cancer.