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#Cancer

# cancer - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

# cancer - Monday 12 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Makeup artists recreated one of Cara Delevingne's looks on an 8-year-old with cancer and it's adorable Cara Delevingne
From TheJournal.ie 'There's no emergency': Christy Dignam rolls back after saying cancer has returned Contradictory

'There's no emergency': Christy Dignam rolls back after saying cancer has returned

Reports had emerged over the weekend that Dignam’s cancer had returned.

# cancer - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients Study

New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients

The drug was tested in two seperate clinical trials involving 2,200 men.

# cancer - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died RIP

Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died

The mother had been fundraising to access medication.

# cancer - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ladbible apologises for falsely reporting the death of young Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery Incorrect Facts

Ladbible apologises for falsely reporting the death of young Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery

The six-year-old suffers from neuroblastoma and is currently undergoing palliative care at home.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

# cancer - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it' Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# cancer - Friday 26 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank YOU CAN BANK ON IT

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

# cancer - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish people with cancer urged to ask about getting free access to new treatments If You Don't Ask

Irish people with cancer urged to ask about getting free access to new treatments

As it stands, only 650 Irish people with cancer are on a trial.

# cancer - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs Supply Constraint

Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs

The pharmaceutical company which supplies the drugs said it expects to resume production early next week.

# cancer - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Us men don't talk about things, we think 'Ah, it'll go away'' Don't Ignore The Red

'Us men don't talk about things, we think 'Ah, it'll go away''

Packie Bonner wants more people to recognise the symptoms of bladder cancer.

From TheJournal.ie EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent' Aspen Pharma

EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent'

In Italy in 2016, Aspen Pharma increased the price of five “life-saving and irreplaceable” drugs by between 300% and 1,500%.

From TheJournal.ie Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer Defence Forces

Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer

The men are two of six alleging that exposure to chemicals has made them seriously ill.

# cancer - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival No Evidence

People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival

‘People who lose weight during cancer treatment do not live as long and weight loss is preventable.’

# cancer - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25 Cancer

'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25

Following a year-long battle, James Murphy got the all clear today just before going on air.

# cancer - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine Cancer

'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine

The Irish Cancer Society also wants the vaccination programme to be extended to include boys.

# cancer - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers Outdoor Risks

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers

Workers in these industries are being urged to be aware of the risks of exposure to the sun.

# cancer - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73 Cancer

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

# cancer - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love Chemo

'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

The singer has spoken out about his life since being diagnosed with rectal cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Documentary tells story of 'cancer bus' that takes patients from Donegal to Galway every week Turas Na HAilse

Documentary tells story of 'cancer bus' that takes patients from Donegal to Galway every week

A TG4 documentary, Turas na hAilse, follows the patients as they make this journey together.

# cancer - Friday 7 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm alive today so I'll keep fighting': Irish mother raising funds for cancer drug not available in Ireland Keep Fighting

'I'm alive today so I'll keep fighting': Irish mother raising funds for cancer drug not available in Ireland

Claire Graham is battling both breast and brain cancer while caring for her son who was also diagnosed with eye cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card Lovely Gesture This post contains videos

Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card

Sunderland and England striker Jermain Defoe has been listed as Bradley Lowery’s trainer.

# cancer - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages Highly Accurate

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages

A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.

# cancer - Friday 31 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women Cancer

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women

A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.

# cancer - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman who helped raise $300m for cancer research dies from breast cancer Stand Up To Cancer

Woman who helped raise $300m for cancer research dies from breast cancer

Noreen Fraser was a TV producer in the US.

# cancer - Friday 24 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day Irish Cancer Society

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

# cancer - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Author behind heartbreaking Modern Love essay dies aged 51 Cancer

Author behind heartbreaking Modern Love essay dies aged 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal had recently written about being terminally ill and leaving behind her husband Jason.

# cancer - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment Fighting

Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment

The teenager is currently undergoing treatment in Texas.

# cancer - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie More Irish children are surviving cancer thanks to medical breakthroughs Survival

More Irish children are surviving cancer thanks to medical breakthroughs

There have been “major reductions” in the number of children passing away from the disease.

# cancer - Monday 27 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Clinical trials and biobanks: Irish charities using new methods to fight cancer Lollipop Day

Clinical trials and biobanks: Irish charities using new methods to fight cancer

Rates of oesophageal cancer are much higher here than the European average, and the OCF wants to change that.

# cancer - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer Matter Of Life And Death

Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer

Cancer and heart diseases were the main causes of death for Irish people last year.

# cancer - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again Irish Cancer Society

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again

The ASAI made the ruling today.

# cancer - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed Data Protection

X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed

The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.

# cancer - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie An Irish med-tech firm has raised over €2m to help cut down on needless chemo Cancer

An Irish med-tech firm has raised over €2m to help cut down on needless chemo

OncoMark’s test would make it easier to work out which breast cancer patients require the treatment.

# cancer - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There is a jungle of information out there': Warning over online cancer myths Debunked

'There is a jungle of information out there': Warning over online cancer myths

The public has been urged not to trust the internet for medical advice.

# cancer - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video Viral

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

From The Daily Edge Irish people have donated thousands as a Valentine's gift to a Carlow teen battling cancer Shanantine's Day

Irish people have donated thousands as a Valentine's gift to a Carlow teen battling cancer

Over €69,000 has been raised for Shan Tynan’s treatment today alone.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo' Cancer

'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo'

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the response from the government in Letterkenny is “pathetic”.

# cancer - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debunking food scares: 'What’s this I had heard about toast causing cancer?' Is Toast Toast?

Debunking food scares: 'What’s this I had heard about toast causing cancer?'

Up to one third of the most common cancers are preventable by making improvements to our diet. But there’s no need to ban toast just yet, writes Louise Reynolds.

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