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Mayor condemns delays to new radiation oncology unit at UHG "unacceptable"

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Reports of a €109 million shortfall in capital funding for health services will "come as a blow to cancer patients" in the west who will have to wait "even longer for the development of the much needed state of the art radiation oncology unit" in Galway.

Appreciating life — Clarinbridge teenager to hold thank you tea party for Cancer Care West

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Katie Joyce has been through the mill, yet she is still only in her teens. For the past two years, the Clarinbridge teenager has battled serious illness, yet through it all, has faced all her challenges with determination and realisation that you do not fully appreciate life until your health is challenged.

Treat someone you love during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at spirit one spa

At spirit one spa, the renowned day spa at Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Galway, a thoughtful and innovative series of nurturing treatments for cancer patients called Touch Therapy is available, using effective products from the Lindi Skin line, developed specifically with the skincare needs of cancer clients in mind. This October, support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by gifting someone you love with a Touch Therapy treatment at spirit one spa, providing them with the glorious gift of a tranquil, relaxing and soothing experience.

New Galway Clinic radiotherapy technology reduces treatment times

puts its new Versa HD™ linear accelerator (linac) into clinical service this week, it will be Ireland’s first hospital to offer a form of advanced radiotherapy that can almost halve delivery times.

Five hundred men have undergone innovative prostrate cancer 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.

Significant rise in new breast cancer cases diagnosed at Galway Unit

There has been a significant increase in the number of new breast cancer cases diagnosed at the Symptomatic Breast Unit at Galway University Hospitals, according to a new report, just launched.

Senator seeks clarity on financial support for sick children’s treatment abroad

Galway West senator Fidelma Healy Eames is to seek a meeting with the Minister for Health in the new year to examine what financial support is available for children with rare life-threatening cancers and other illnesses who may require treatment abroad or could benefit from clinical trials.

First self-help programme for persistent fatigue in cancer survivors now available in Galway

A home-based intervention developed by St James’s Hospital and the Regional Oncology Programme Office, Dublin to help cancer survivors manage fatigue, one of the most common, distressing, and disabling difficulties people face after cancer treatment, has now been made available to patients by Roche Products (Ireland) Ltd in UHG, the Galway Clinic, and Portiuncula.

Benefit dance for cancer stricken child

A benefit dance for Jack Lam will take place in the TF Hotel, Castlebar, on March 9 at 9pm.

Galway University Hospitals in radical international study on prostate cancer treatment

A leading surgeon at Galway University Hospitals (GUH), in conjunction with a research team at the HRB Clinical Research Facility, NUI Galway is aiming to improve survival rates in prostate cancer, the most common cancer amongst Irish men.

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