Irish Cancer Society Calls For Increase In Exercise To Help Reduce Cancer Risk

The Irish Cancer Society was concerned to learn that almost four out of 10 women and three in 10 men in Ireland are putting themselves at increased risk of diseases, such as cancer, by not getting enough exercise, according to new research by the World Health Organization (WHO). Regular physical activity helps to protect against […]

Minister Harris Must Go As Scally Report offers A Damning Indictment Of HSE Failures – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to immediately set out a pathway toward the abolition of the HSE after a litany of failures in its governance structures were identified by the Scally Report into the Cervical Cancer Screening controversy. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Scally Report found […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peter Mark Tipperary To Raise Money For Irish Cancer Society

The Petermarkathon is back and coming to a salon near you! The annual fundraiser by Ireland’s largest hairdressing group takes place from 26th – 28th October 2018 in salons across the country.   This year the Peter Mark team will be raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society to help support its Cancer Nurseline […]

Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

The Irish Cancer Society has officially launched its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families, entitled Living Well with Cancer. This year’s conferences will take place in Galway on 15 September at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, and in Cork on 22 September at the Clayton Hotel, Sliver Springs.Up to 800 cancer patients, survivors and their supporters from across […]

Farmers Encourage To Follow Sunsmart Code To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and Irish Cancer Society have joined forces as part of UK and Ireland Farm Safety Week to remind farmers and farm families of the importance of protecting their skin to reduce the risk of skin cancer.   Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in Ireland with over […]

Nenagh Community Training Centre takes prize home to Tipperary from Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards

Nenagh Community Training Centre from Tipperary has been awarded the prize for Short Film Competition Senior Category Runner Up at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2018. The group scooped the award for its short film “Get off the Nicotine Road” which was showcased at the recent event in the Helix in Dublin. Fellow […]

BoyleSports’ Brian Murphy Raises Over €11,000 After Walking From Dundalk To Clonmel

On the 1st of February 2018, Brian Murphy started his 9 day journey from BoyleSports Head Office in Dundalk, Co. Louth to Clonmel Racecourse in aid of Irish Cancer Society, Irish Injured Jockeys Fund, The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, Irish Retired Greyhound Trust, PIPS and Flame Spirit. Battling Irish weather throughout his monstrous and charitable […]

Cancer Survivor Thanks People Of Tipperary For Daffodil Day Support

Cancer survivor Stephanie Powell, the face of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day campaign this year, has thanked the people of Tipperary for their generosity as total funds raised for cancer patients have reached over €3m. With more funds still to be banked the Society is hopeful of reaching its target of €4m over the […]

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