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NUI Galway researcher wins award for breakthrough in bowel cancer

A cancer researcher at NUI Galway has clinched a prestigious award for her groundbreaking work in the area of bowel cancer.

Castlebar native shortlisted for national health award

Castlebar woman Sheila Caulfield, has been shortlisted for a national award for her work to help people understand a test which could save their lives by detecting bowel cancer at an early stage.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

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.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

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.

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.

Knockmore and Conn Rangers stars to do battle for charity

In June 2012, PJ Loftus lost his battle with bowel cancer. PJ was an extremely popular and valued member of the Knockmore community and had been a dedicated servant to Knockmore and Mayo GAA for many years. To pay tribute to his father's memory and raise much needed funds for the Mayo/Roscommon Hospice, PJ’s son Alan has organised a charity match between the Knockmore senior GAA team and their soccer counterparts from Conn Rangers. The game will take place on St Stephen's Day at 1pm at the Knockmore GAA pitch. The Knockmore team will feature county stars Kevin McLoughlin and Shane McHale, alongside Alan himself, Aidan Kilcoyne, John Brogan, Declan Sweeney and the returning pair of Trevor Howley and Niall Canavan amongst others. The Conn Rangers senior soccer team who narrowly missed out on promotion to the Super League this year will be represented by Owen McNamara and Brian Hughes (who both featured on the Mayo Premier A league team of the year), along with Noel Butler, Darren Coleman and Joe Faughnan.

Top English surgeon to speak on colorectal cancer surgery at NUI Galway

An internationally renowned English surgeon will deliver the memorial lecture at Ireland’s largest surgical conference to be hosted by NUI Galway from September 2 to 3.

Digestive discomfort makes Mayo adults feel less attractive

A national attitudinal survey about Irish adults’ digestive health conducted on behalf of Danone Activia has found that the majority of Irish adults are suffering in silence from digestive health issues despite the fact that poor digestive health can potentially lead to more serious health issues.

Majority of adults suffer in silence from digestive discomfort

A national attitudinal survey about Irish adults’ digestive health conducted on behalf of Danone Activia has found that the majority of Irish adults are suffering in silence from digestive health issues despite the fact that poor digestive health can potentially lead to more serious health issues.

Top cancer surgeon quits hospital in frustation over lack of theatre time

A leading bowel cancer surgeon at University Hospital Galway has quit his post after 15 months because of the hospital’s failure to make adequate theatre time available to him to carry out operations, the chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum alleged this week.

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