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Five hundred men have undergone innovative prostrate cancer treatment

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.

Galway to host major ‘nuclear free’ All-Ireland forum

Galway and the west of Ireland will be the central focus of a major seminar which the Nuclear Free Local Authorities All-Ireland forum is holding in City Hall tomorrow.

Work to begin on major new ward development at UHG in next few months

Construction is to begin within the next few months on a new ward block development at University Hospital Galway. The facility will comprise 75 single rooms.

Role model for women in science to give free lecture

The NUI Galway Astronomy Society will welcome world renowned astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell for a special talk on Tuesday, September 24.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Clonbur woman’s slow boat to America in her battle against cancer

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Eight years ago in May 2005, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. At the time I was diagnosed, I wasn't to know having undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and beating the cancer, that I would be left with very severe and long-term side effects from the treatment. The last eight years have been an ongoing battle with many hospitalizations and suffering. I didn't think the discovery of my illness would someday lead me from a small town in Ireland to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. But here I am.

Appreciating the value of life

In a week in which the news seems to focus locally on the reasons for lives lost and internationally on the mocking of some of someone who has passed on, the value of life seems permanently at the core of our minds.

Rose selection time again as Galway hopefuls dream of Tralee and nights in the Dome

The 2013 Galway Rose selection takes place this Saturday April 6 at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe when one lucky entrant will be chosen to represent the city and county with the same grace and courtesy as Anna De Paor has done for the past twelve months.

NUIG-based fellow is named as finalist in Researcher of the Year

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Galway-based NUIG researcher Dr Eva Szegezdi was announced as a finalist at the Irish Cancer Society’s Researcher of the Year 2012, which took place at a special Celebration of Research night in Dublin last week.

 

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