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Renewed health warning on deadly radon

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The EPA has reissued its call to Mayo householders to get their homes tested for high levels of the cancer causing gas, radon.

Little Grace has just four per cent chance if she is treated in Ireland

A local child who is battling a rare and aggressive cancer has just a four per cent chance of survival by availing of the treatment for the condition in this country.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

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Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

Campaign for local rower aims to increase number of bone marrow donors

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Friends of a local rowing champion who is awaiting a bone marrow transplant are spearheading a campaign to heighten awareness about the importance of becoming donors.

Cancer centre to be developed in the west in next decade, report indicates

A new report makes a compelling argument for the development of a “comprehensive cancer centre” in the west.

EPA warning on high radon cancer risk

A shocking one in six homes in Mayo have unsafe levels of radon, making the county one of the worst blackspots in the country for the deadly gas linked to 250 lung cancer cases each year.

Help Tirellan child beat rare childhood cancer

A major fundraising drive is under way to finance treatment abroad for a young city child who is suffering from a rare and aggressive childhood cancer.

New Galway Clinic radiotherapy technology reduces treatment times

puts its new Versa HD™ linear accelerator (linac) into clinical service this week, it will be Ireland’s first hospital to offer a form of advanced radiotherapy that can almost halve delivery times.

UHG cancer centre dealt with 43,000 referrals in one year

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More than 43,000 referrals were made to University Hospital Galway’s cancer centre last year.

 

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