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Irish Cancer Society calls for grant applications from affiliated cancer support centres in Mayo

The Irish Cancer Society’s grant aid programme for affiliated cancer support centres is now open for applications and the society is inviting all affiliated centres, including Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association to apply for funds. The Irish Cancer Society expects to grant more than half a million euro this year to its affiliates and is welcoming applications from new cancer support centres which wish to become affiliates of the society. The society’s affiliation programme which runs in three-year cycles is a network of groups all across Ireland which provide information and support services to people living with cancer.

Shortlist announced for Best of Mayo 2014 business awards

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The public have voted and the results are in!

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Mayo cancer patients seek counselling within one year of diagnosis

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.

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.

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.

Janet’s Walk ‘Remembering Alan’ this Easter Monday

Durkan’s Gala store, Main Street, Louisburgh, is making final preparations for hosting Janet’s Walk on Easter Monday. The Durkan family has now dedicated this event to the memory of their son Alan, and Janet’s Walk ‘Remembering Alan’ will raise money for local charity Mayo Cancer Support Association at Rock Rose House. There is still time to sign up for this event which urges locals to get behind the initiative and walk, run, or cycle for this great charity cause.


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