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A County Galway child was so moved when she saw a photograph of a little girl who was diagnosed with cancer that she decided to get her hair cut and donate it to a charity that makes wigs for children with the condition.
The economic downturn coupled with recent charity controversies has made the task of raising €1 million a year “very challenging” for a local cancer charity which depends significantly on public donations.
Many people in the at risk groups for flu put themselves in danger of contracting a serious illness or even death by failing to get vaccinated, the HSE West’s director of public health warned this week.
therapist Nadine Dabbagh’s world as she knew it came crashing down just over two years ago when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 29 years of age.
Adults who have completed cancer treatment at least six months ago are being asked to participate in a series of group discussions on cancer-related fatigue, organised by the School of Psychology at NUI Galway.
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.
A father of three from Co Galway who has colon and liver cancer is appealing to the Government to give him the best chance of survival by allowing him to re-direct funding approved for his treatment from within the EU to a New York hospital.
John O’Dea, CEO of Galway-based Crospon and new president of Engineers Ireland, has said that the health of Ireland’s €7.9 billion medical devices export sector is hugely dependent on the expertise and ready supply of skilled engineers.
Having undergone cancer treatment for the last year, Mayo Advertiser advertising executive Tom Lohan wanted to give something back to the people who have helped him along the way.
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.