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Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has revealed the counties in Ireland which have a high bowel cancer incidence rate at its launch of bowel cancer awareness month which takes place in April. Mayo is one of 10 areas nationwide which has a high rate of bowel cancer and the society is urging people in Mayo and the other bowel cancer ‘hotspots’ to reduce their risk of bowel cancer by making some small lifestyle changes.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has revealed the counties in Ireland which have a high bowel cancer incidence rate at its launch of bowel cancer awareness month which takes place in April. The society is urging people, particularly those in bowel cancer ‘hotspots’, to reduce their risk of bowel cancer by making some small lifestyle changes.

Marie Keating Foundation awareness day a great success

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The Marie Keating Foundation would like to thank the people of Mullingar who supported them when their Mobile Information Unit visited Mullingar last Thursday for a cancer awareness day in conjunction with Whelehans Pharmacy. The Marie Keating specialist cancer nurse spent the day giving information on cancer and advice to those touched by cancer either directly or indirectly. The unit was located in front of Whelehans Pharmacy on Pearse Street for the day.

Movember funding aids nurse-led prostate centre

Galway University Hospital will be one of two centres in the State to pilot a specialist nurse-led side effects clinic for men with prostate cancer.

Specialist cancer care services to be retained at GUH

Specialist cancer-care services at Galway University Hospital are to be retained despite recommendations that they should be withdrawn and transferred to Dublin.

New bus provides comfort for cancer patients

West of Ireland patients travelling to University Hospital Galway for cancer treatment can now do so in more comfort thanks to the purchase of a specially designed €240,000 bus.

Budding volunteers needed

On Friday March 25, Daffodil Day volunteers are needed to collect for the Irish Cancer Society.

Call for volunteers and donations as Irish Cancer Society gears up for Daffodil Day

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With this year’s Daffodil Day now just weeks away, the Irish Cancer Society is calling for volunteers to help with the annual fundraising event.

Bowel cancer info evening in Castlebar

On Wednesday April 28 from 7pm to 9pm an information evening on bowel cancer will be held in the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar. 

 

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