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#Cancer Research

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan Cancer

Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan passed away one month ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank YOU CAN BANK ON IT

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

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.

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.

From The42 Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album Simply Having

Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album

It’s for charity so you can’t slag it too much.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived? Terrorism

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

From The42 'I feel like an iPhone with 1% battery' - Sean Buckley on running, swimming and cycling 2,000km for charity Endurance Challenge

'I feel like an iPhone with 1% battery' - Sean Buckley on running, swimming and cycling 2,000km for charity

Buckley and his friend, James Colbert, have set a target of raising €500,000 through the Endurance Challenge.

From TheJournal.ie This Brian Boru crown was made with unwanted gold and silver - and will raise money for cancer research Crowning Glory

This Brian Boru crown was made with unwanted gold and silver - and will raise money for cancer research

The crown will be displayed at the Dublin Horse Show this week.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research Science

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Dr Alex von Kriegsheim based at UCD will investigate the role a small protein called ‘ISG15’ plays.

From The42 Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds Endurance Challenge

Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds

James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.

From TheJournal.ie UCD scientist awarded €300,000 in international funding for cancer research Fellowship Fund

UCD scientist awarded €300,000 in international funding for cancer research

Dr Colm J Ryan will receive the funding over a four year period.

From TheJournal.ie Half of new cancer patients in the UK will live for 10 years Survival Rates

Half of new cancer patients in the UK will live for 10 years

Cancer Research UK want three quarters of people diagnosed to live for at least a decade within the next 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research Every Little Helps

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

From TheJournal.ie #NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k Good Cause

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Over 120,000 Irish people have taken part and donated to cancer support.

From TheJournal.ie #NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society €200k

#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society

€200,000 in donations has been received over the past 24 hours.

The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

Here's why Twitter is full of men who aren’t wearing underwear

We’ll try to keep it brief.

From TheJournal.ie Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer Cancer Research

Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer

Results from over four thousand women were studied as part of the landmark ‘START’ research in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers Cancer

Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers

In Ireland, lung, stomach, head and neck, and cervical cancers are all more common in areas of higher unemployment and lower levels of education.

From TheJournal.ie World's first collaborative cancer research centre to open in Ireland Breast Predict

World's first collaborative cancer research centre to open in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society made the announcement about the centre today.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists Neuroblastoma

Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists

Ten children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma each year in Ireland. The new findings is welcome news to families with sick children, like that of Robyn Smyth.

From TheJournal.ie Irish men more likely to get cancer and die from it than women Cancer

Irish men more likely to get cancer and die from it than women

Men are also three times more likely to get bowel, lung, bladder and stomach cancer than women.

From TheJournal.ie IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data Cancer Research

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data

The supercomputer is getting through 600,000 pieces of medical evidence, two million pages of text and clinical trials in oncology research.

From TheJournal.ie New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments Cancer Research

New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments

The Institute of Cancer Research in London is hoping to use a tumour’s DNA to better track cancer treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research Cancer Research

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

The non-profit organisation “Jewels for Cures” aims to recreate Brian Boru’s crown from the unwanted gold, before selling it off.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry farmer raises over €20,000 for cancer research grants Charity

Kerry farmer raises over €20,000 for cancer research grants

Kevin Curran raised the money by driving his vintage tractor Betsy across America’s Route 66 in memory of his wife.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre Health

Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre

The society says it recognises the importance of joined-up thinking to advance the quality of cancer care in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer Cancer Research

Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer

A new study shows that compounds in substances like ginseng, tomatoes and turmeric can turn on genes that slow cancer from spreading.

From TheJournal.ie Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread Cancer Research

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Robbie Doyle celebrates his birthday in a unique and brave way – by giving it to others.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer? Behind The News

Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?

We pour millions into cancer research. So where is it actually getting us?

From The42 Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me Jim Stynes

Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me

Former All Star hurler Tony Griffin travelled to Melbourne recently to learn about Jim Stynes’ charity work. This is what he learned from the Dublin-born AFL icon who passed away yesterday at 45.

7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week In The Pink This post contains images

7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week

Fundraising drive will have you in the pink…

From TheJournal.ie Column: All the warnings of cancer were there, but I ignored them Opinion

Column: All the warnings of cancer were there, but I ignored them

Former trader Nick Leeson writes about his experience of cancer, and how it taught him the overriding importance of knowing the signs.

From TheJournal.ie Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz

Music singles, branded cookie cutters and, er, condoms… just some of the wacky ways to pay tribute to the mo’ bros and mo’ sistas.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven-year-old fundraiser Harry Moseley dies after cancer battle Harry Moseley This post contains images

Eleven-year-old fundraiser Harry Moseley dies after cancer battle

Harry, nicknamed ‘Britain’s kindest kid’, raised thousands for cancer research while suffering from an inoperable tumour.

From TheJournal.ie Senator donating entire Seanad salary to cancer research Seanad Expenses

Senator donating entire Seanad salary to cancer research

Prof John Crown is also putting his parliamentary expenses towards the employment of a political policy researcher.

From TheJournal.ie Five cups of coffee a day could reduce breast cancer risk Good News

Five cups of coffee a day could reduce breast cancer risk

A new Swedish study has indicated that a high intake of coffee could significantly cut the risk of developing a certain type of breast cancer.

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