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#Cancer

# cancer - Yesterday’s News

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.

# cancer - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77 RIP

John Hurt, star of Alien and Harry Potter, dies at age 77

The British actor, who was twice nominated for an Oscar, had been battling cancer.

# cancer - Friday 27 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine? Head And Neck

As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine?

The HPV vaccine can prevent men from contracting genital warts and a number of HPV-associated cancers – but in Ireland it is only offered for free to girls.

# cancer - Monday 23 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign Leukaemia

Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign

The team at UCC are looking to fund their ground-breaking research into leukaemia.

# cancer - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Missed cancers at Wexford hospital: 'For daddy, nothing will change - but they have apologised' Bowel Screen

Missed cancers at Wexford hospital: 'For daddy, nothing will change - but they have apologised'

A daughter of one of the 13 patients whose cancers were missed said it was important that the mistake made was acknowledged.

# cancer - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer Stem Cells

Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer

This form of cancer is often resistant to treatment, but researchers say they’ve found a new means to fight it.

# cancer - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia' Research

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# cancer - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful I Want To Get Cancer

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful

The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.

# cancer - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late' Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

# cancer - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you Epidemic

'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you

The campaign is based on different uses of the word ‘get’ and is aimed at people that are likely to get cancer in the next three years.

# cancer - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

# cancer - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life Opinion

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life

In an extract from her autobiography, business woman Jo Malone writes about being told she had breast cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

# cancer - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.

# cancer - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial Early Access

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial

The 50 Irish patients will join almost 5,000 taking part worldwide on the trial.

# cancer - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The risk of dying of cancer is significantly higher among Irish men than Irish women Fatal

The risk of dying of cancer is significantly higher among Irish men than Irish women

Both diagnoses and death rates are higher among men.

# cancer - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Cancer can take such a toll. Cannabis has helped me. It picks me up' Medicinal Use

'Cancer can take such a toll. Cannabis has helped me. It picks me up'

A terminally ill cancer patient, who has self-treated with cannabis, says legislation must pass in Ireland.

# cancer - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year Decoding Cancer

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year

10% of all cancers in men and 3% in women are caused by alcohol.

# cancer - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fad diets harming Irish cancer patients Malnutrition

Fad diets harming Irish cancer patients

Having a poor diet can even have major implications for the overall outcome of cancer treatment, say doctors.

# cancer - Friday 25 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie First Irish man to get 'revolutionary' cancer treatment sees tumours reduce CAR T

First Irish man to get 'revolutionary' cancer treatment sees tumours reduce

Finian Kenny was given 18 months to live before being treated with CAR T-Cell therapy

# cancer - Monday 21 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer Prostate

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

# cancer - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer Health

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

# cancer - Friday 18 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What are the implications of freezing your body after you die? Cryonics

What are the implications of freezing your body after you die?

A landmark case in the UK – thought to be the first of its kind – has thrown up a lot of questions.

From TheJournal.ie Girl who died of cancer won the right to have her body frozen Cryonics

Girl who died of cancer won the right to have her body frozen

“I am only 14-years-old and I don’t want to die but I know I am going to die,” she had written to the judge.

From TheJournal.ie Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences Quality Of Life

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# cancer - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Leonard Cohen died from a fall, his manager confirms Tower Of Song

Leonard Cohen died from a fall, his manager confirms

New Yorker journalist David Remnick last week said the singer was in deep pain from cancer, however.

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