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Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis
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Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:55 AM 20,907 Views 45 Comments

A new study has found that an AI system can better identify cancer in mammograms.

Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research
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Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research

Oct 26th 2018, 7:06 PM 22,861 Views 10 Comments

The Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign caught a few people off guard today.

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

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,664 Views 22 Comments

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

Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan
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Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan

Apr 3rd 2018, 12:45 PM 10,182 Views 4 Comments

Emma Hannigan passed away one month ago today.

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

May 26th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,215 Views 2 Comments

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

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day
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Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

Mar 24th 2017, 3:03 PM 8,985 Views 11 Comments

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer
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Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer

Jan 18th 2017, 9:34 AM 13,105 Views 32 Comments

This form of cancer is often resistant to treatment, but researchers say they’ve found a new means to fight it.

Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album
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Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album

Nov 24th 2014, 6:07 PM 5,774 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 2,570 Views 134 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,763 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,819 Views 20 Comments

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

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research
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Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Aug 1st 2014, 7:00 AM 5,821 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2014, 4:09 PM 5,330 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jun 17th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,718 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Apr 29th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,182 Views 15 Comments

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

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research
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Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Apr 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,631 Views 8 Comments

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

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k
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#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Mar 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 23,513 Views 33 Comments

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

#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society
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#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society

Mar 20th 2014, 5:19 PM 42,658 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,743 Views 3 Comments

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

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

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

Mar 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,963 Views 1 Comment

We’ll try to keep it brief.

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

Sep 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,482 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Sep 2nd 2013, 2:31 PM 2,751 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Aug 29th 2013, 8:35 AM 5,483 Views 28 Comments

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

Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists
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Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists

Aug 14th 2013, 3:06 PM 11,267 Views 43 Comments

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.

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

Jun 11th 2013, 12:37 PM 6,126 Views 29 Comments

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

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data
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IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data

Feb 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,935 Views 15 Comments

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

New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments
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New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments

Jan 29th 2013, 1:48 PM 3,075 Views 2 Comments

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

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research
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Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

Dec 10th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,395 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,847 Views 17 Comments

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

Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre
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Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre

Sep 21st 2012, 10:08 AM 2,207 Views 7 Comments

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

Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer
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Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer

Aug 29th 2012, 2:55 PM 6,517 Views 31 Comments

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

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread
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Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

Jun 6th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

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
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Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Apr 13th 2012, 6:28 PM 8,245 Views 20 Comments

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

Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?
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Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?

Apr 1st 2012, 8:45 AM 15,438 Views 117 Comments

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

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

Mar 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 202 Views 24 Comments

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
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7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week

Feb 23rd 2012, 5:27 PM 3,232 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising drive will have you in the pink…

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

Feb 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 480 Views 13 Comments

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

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists
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Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

Jan 16th 2012, 11:07 AM 1,567 Views 3 Comments

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
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How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz

Nov 20th 2011, 10:30 AM 3,496 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Oct 9th 2011, 1:15 PM 1,419 Views 12 Comments

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

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