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 […]

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 […]

Early Diagnosis Of Bowel Cancer Is Vital Says Survivor

Paul Mohan (54), bowel cancer survivor is urging people to get checked out if they experience any of the symptoms of bowel cancer as early detection saves lives. Mr. Mohan said, “As a diabetic, I have regular health checks. When something showed up in my routine bloods I wasn’t too worried but they repeated the […]

Tipperary’s budding Spielbergs invited to apply for funding to enter Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE short film competition

The Irish Cancer Society is inviting young people and youth groups in Tipperary to be part of Ireland’s Tobacco-Free generation and get involved in this year’s X-HALE short film competition. This is an exciting opportunity for budding Tipperary filmmakers aged 10-24, to help spread the word about the impact of smoking and encourage their friends, […]

Irish Cancer Society Launches Lung Cancer Awareness Month

At the launch of its Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Irish Cancer Society announced that 27% of Irish people were unable to name any symptoms of lung cancer, according to new research from the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC). This is a significant drop in awareness from 2013 when only 9% of Irish people were […]

Surge In Demand For Cancer Counselling Services – Irish Cancer Society

 The Irish Cancer Society has released its 2016 counselling figures and said that the number of people accessing these services in cancer support centres has increased by 68% in just four years. If the data is compared over seven years the demand has increased a massive 490%.   However, it said women still make up […]

Early Detection Improving Survival Rates For Breast Cancer

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on all women in Tipperary to become aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer during breast cancer awareness month this October. The five year survival rate for breast cancer patients in Ireland is currently at 85% and the Society says early detection of the disease is a key factor […]

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 […]

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