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It is clear that the Government has not acknowledged the legacy of Susie Long from Kilkenny who died from colon cancer three years ago, as recent figures report that there are still 1,854 people waiting three months or more for colonoscopy examinations.
In January 2007, a young mother from Kilkenny known only as ‘Rosie’ revealed on the national airwaves that she had been handed a death sentence by the Irish healthcare system.
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.
A 58-year-old west of Ireland man who has lung cancer is undertaking a 600 mile sponsored cycle in aid of a local cancer charity.
A well-known Mayo cyclist who is suffering with cancer is to begin a 600-mile cycle for charity this weekend. Martin Connery from Ballyhaunis was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2007 and, after suffering a serious allergic reaction following six months of chemotherapy treatment, decided to try and remain healthy through an active lifestyle and positive attitude.
On Wednesday April 28 from 7pm to 9pm an information evening on bowel cancer will be held in the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar.
Popeye showed us just how powerful spinach really was and our mammies have been telling us for years to ‘eat our greens’. But why is this so – are green veggies all they’re cracked up to be?
This is bowel cancer awareness week in case people are not aware.
The HSE West’s health promotion department is urging older people to make healthy food choices.