Irish-Based Scientists Find Potential Link Between Vitamin D Use And Increased Breast Cancer Survival

Women who take vitamin D after being diagnosed with breast cancer may have an increased chance of survival, new research supported by the Irish Cancer Society has shown. Researchers from the Irish Cancer Society cancer research centre BREAST-PREDICT analysed data from almost 5,500 breast cancer patients and found that taking vitamin D supplements after diagnosis […]

Irish Cancer Society ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign, to fight breast cancer, kicks off in County Tipperary

Today is the first day of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Irish Cancer Society is telling everyone that they still need to be breast aware and take care of their health as breast cancer incidence rises by 32% over ten years.[i]Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers and while it primarily […]

Irish Cancer Society ‘Pink Partners’ are fighting breast cancer as part of Paint it Pink 2015

Some of Ireland’s leading businesses all over the country are painting it pink as the Irish Cancer Society launch this year’s official ‘Pink Partners’, highlighting companies that are joining forces to raise awareness and much needed funds for the Society this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Companies joining the fight against one of the most common […]

County Tipperary Breast Cancer Survivor reveals all!

When 55 year old Susan Ford attended for a routine mammogram, she had no idea that this would be the start of a year’s intensive treatment for breast cancer, including mastectomies, breast reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  Susan had a whole host of questions, and she looked (in vain) for a book that would answer them […]