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Major award for cancer researcher

A County Galway cancer researcher has received a prestigious award to develop new strategies to help improve treatments for patients with colon cancer.

Ireland’s largest surgical conference to open at NUI, Galway

The role of centres of excellence in treating cancer will feature during Ireland’s largest surgical conference to be held at NUI, Galway next month. Over 300 delegates are expected to attend the 37th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium which takes place from 7- 8 September.

Delcath jobs ‘first of many’ says Nolan

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The recent announcement of 30 jobs at Delcath Systems is the first stage of a much larger plan for Galway according to local Labour TD Derek Nolan.

Self-help programme for cancer survivors in Mayo

A home-based intervention developed by St James’s Hospital and the Regional Oncology Programme Office, Dublin, to help cancer survivors manage cancer related 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 Mayo General Hospital.

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.

Yourells team don their daffodils for Irish Cancer Society

Yourells Hair Salon on Eyre Street is supporting Daffodil Day tomorrow (Friday) by helping to raise vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The salon is donating €5 from every treatment on Daffodil Day to the charity to help support the cancer nursing services in the country.

Facing up to flu

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Every winter it is one of the main topics of conversation. “I had the flu all week.” I’ve a touch of it myself, I’m all blocked up” or “My son is off school with a high temperature”.

New bus provides comfort for cancer patients

West of Ireland patients travelling to University Hospital Galway for cancer treatment can now do so in more comfort thanks to the purchase of a specially designed €240,000 bus.

Support benefit night and help fund US cancer treatment for local man

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A benefit night being held in the city tomorrow (Friday) aims to raise vital funds to finance a cancer treatment programme in Texas for a Galway based man.

Mayo cancer patient waiting months for vital surgery

A Mayo cancer patient who has been waiting months for vital surgery was devastated to learn this week that her wait will be increased by at least another month.

 

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