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Let us never take Cancer Care West for granted

Sometimes in society, what we cannot see are the most important things; the groups and people we take for granted. That what lies in front of us is hidden, until it is most needed. And then like a genie hiding behind a bush, it leaps out and supports you, and takes your hand at the very time you need your hand taken.

Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

Early diagnosis of bowel cancer is vital says survivor

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Paul Mohan (54), bowel cancer survivor, is urging people to get checked out if they experience any of the symptoms of bowel cancer as early detection saves lives.

NUI Galway to develop novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine

The European Commission has awarded a €6 million project grant to a consortium led by Professor Martin Leahy of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group at NUI Galway to develop a novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine. This new project, ‘STARSTEM’ will allow researchers and eventually, hospital doctors, to detect and measure the healing effects of novel stem cell therapies, even where they occur under the skin.

Reports of a dramatic fall in people getting HPV vaccine

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.

Free test can cut bowel cancer deaths by 30pc - Burke

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Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, is reminding people to avail of the free bowel cancer screening service, BowelScreen.

Get set for health in 2017

After all the excess of Christmas, the new year can be a good time to take stock of your lifestyle. Instead of cutting things out, why not think about what you can do more of to improve your health and wellbeing.

Prostate cancer survivors help launch exhibition to raise awareness

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Three West of Ireland men are among those who joined with Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan, former Irish rugby international Tony Ward, former RTE broadcaster and Castlebar-native Michael Murphy and nine other prostate cancer survivors today to help the Marie Keating Foundation launch a new exhibition which aims to give hope and support to men affected by prostate cancer.

Galway prostate cancer survivors help launch exhibition to raise awareness

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Three Galway men are among those who joined with Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan, former Irish rugby international Tony Ward, former RTE broadcaster Michael Murphy and nine other prostate cancer survivors today to help the Marie Keating Foundation launch a new exhibition which aims to give hope and support to men affected by prostate cancer.

Severe pressure on UHG’s urology department in 2014 - says report

More than one in six outpatient attendances at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park) in 2014 involved newly diagnosed cancer patients.

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