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Irish Cancer Society’s new campaign encourages women to be breast aware

Breast cancer survivors from around the country are urging women to join the Care for Your Pair movement, learn the warning signs for breast cancer and speak to two loved ones about breast health.

iDonate online fundraising page established to honour life of former Athlone resident

Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre have expressed gratitude to the family of the late Dean O’Farrell who recently established an iDonate fundraising page to honour the memory of the former Athlone resident.

EZ Living Furniture teams up with inspirational doctor to help children with cancer in Tanzania

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Every now and again you hear a story that stops you in your tracks, leaving you feeling inspired and amazed. This is exactly how the Dilleen family, founders of EZ Living Furniture, felt in 2019 when they met Dr Trish Scanlan and heard her incredible story. So much so, they felt it absolutely necessary to do whatever they could to help.

Swim the Bay your way this August

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The annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West which is now in its 16th year will be taking place throughout the month of August.

Know your rights - free cancer screening programmes

Q. Do I need to register for the free cancer screening programmes and when do I become eligible?

Help fly home Galway woman diagnosed with cancer in Mexico

An Irish mother who went to Mexico to spend Christmas with family became too weak to return home after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer shortly after arriving.

Support survivor Robbie’s walk from Galway to Cork

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Robert O’Leary is a Kinsale native, who after 30 years of service in Eli Lilly was looking forward to his retirement and further pursuing his love of GAA and walking.

HSE National Cancer Control Programme encourages the public to be SunSmart

The HSE’s National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is reminding people to protect themselves from skin cancer as new Covid-19 public health measures come into effect.

Third of people ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer

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A third of Irish people are ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer, worrying new research has revealed, despite the fact that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and claims over 230 lives each year - according to the Irish Cancer Society.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

 

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