Irish Cancer Society Reacts To The Scally Report

“It has been five months since Vicky Phelan courageously told her story, and during that time we have heard harrowing accounts from the women affected and their families. Hopefully, today, the Scally report will bring some much needed clarity and answers to these women, and the women of Ireland,” said Donal Buggy, Head of Advocacy […]

More Than 2 Out Of Five Public Patients Waiting Over 3 Months For A Colonoscopy

The Irish Cancer Society has today expressed concern at the lengthy waiting times people face for tests for bowel cancer.  At the end of February, figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) showed that 4,184 people were waiting over three months for a colonoscopy. Donal Buggy, Head of Services and Advocacy at the Irish […]

Offaly Cancer Survivors Invited To Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship 2017

 The Irish Cancer Society is inviting anyone affected by cancer in Offaly to its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families entitled Living Well with Cancer, which will take place during Cancer Week 2017. The conference takes place in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on the 29th and 30th of September. Up to 150,000 people are now […]

Irish Cancer Society Calls On People In Tipperary To Shape Policy Change On World Cancer Day

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Thursday 4 February, the Irish Cancer Society is calling on the people in Tipperary to support its message “We can shape policy change” by telling their General Election candidates to close the Cancer Gap.   The Cancer Gap means that where you live affects whether you will survive or die […]