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Movember funding aids nurse-led prostate centre

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.

Movember starts tomorrow

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Freddie Mercury, Albert Einstein, Friedrich Nietzsche, Charlie Chaplin, Lemmy, Friedrich Engels, and Willy O’Dea are famous for their moustaches and Galway men can emulate them from tomorrow.

Cancer survivors from Mayo attend Irish Cancer Society conference

Record numbers of cancer survivors attended the recent Irish Cancer Society National Conference for Cancer Survivorship. To mark its 50th Anniversary, the Irish Cancer Society held a milestone conference entitled Living Well with Cancer, bringing together over 800 cancer survivors for the first time. Cancer Survivors from Mayo attended the conference alongside representatives from Mayo Cancer Support Association. The two-day event which took place in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, was the largest event of its kind by the society, and was kindly supported by Roche.

Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre to officially launch

The official opening of the Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre’s new premises will take place on Wednesday September 11.

Free conference for cancer survivors

The Irish Cancer Society will hold a free conference for cancer survivors on Friday September 20 and Saturday September 21 at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, which representatives from Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association will attend. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer, is in its 20th year and aims to address the needs of cancer survivors across the country.

Care to Drive volunteers sought in Mayo

The Irish Cancer Society is seeking trustworthy and reliable volunteers in Mayo to provide cancer patients with safe, comfortable and confidential transport to and from University Hospital, Galway.

Daffodil Day fundraiser in Archers

Archers of Ballina invite anyone with an interest in gardening to browse their selection of seeds, plants, bulbs as-well as the extensive range of garden tools, ornaments, paving, decking and much more. With a garden centre stocked for the 2013 season carrying a wide variety of bedding plants and shrubs, there is something on offer for the expert gardener as-well as those just starting out.

NUIG-based fellow is named as finalist in Researcher of the Year

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Galway-based NUIG researcher Dr Eva Szegezdi was announced as a finalist at the Irish Cancer Society’s Researcher of the Year 2012, which took place at a special Celebration of Research night in Dublin last week.

Daffadil Day hopes to raise €3.4m for cancer services 

Almost 1,500 people were diagnosed with cancer in Galway in 2010 - the latest year for which figures are available - according to the Irish Cancer Society.

Mayo’s Magnificent Seven to bare all for Cancer charities

This year, on St Patrick’s evening, Bank Holiday Sunday, seven proud Mayo men will be putting it all out there to raise money, eyebrows and temperatures.

 

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