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From TheJournal.ie Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

From TheJournal.ie Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe Lollipop Day

Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe

However, new data reveals high success rates in curative approaches to oesophageal cancer treatment. Lollipop Day takes place this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are all safe!': Break in hurricane allows Carlow teenager to get urgent cancer treatment HURRICANE HARVEY

'We are all safe!': Break in hurricane allows Carlow teenager to get urgent cancer treatment

Shauntelle Tynan raised over €600,000 earlier this year to fund her journey to Texas Children’s Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out Outside The Box

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

Irish people have donated thousands as a Valentine's gift to a Carlow teen battling cancer

Over €69,000 has been raised for Shan Tynan’s treatment today alone.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer patient is first to take part in treatment trial Multiple Myeloma

Irish cancer patient is first to take part in treatment trial

The Professor leading the trial treatment spoke to TheJournal.ie on what will be involved in the eight-month trial.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda Palliative Care

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Some 95% of people with cancer there will never access treatment such as chemotherapy, radiology or oncology.

From TheJournal.ie Major study finds early palliative care for cancer patients costs A LOT less Health

Major study finds early palliative care for cancer patients costs A LOT less

Early palliative care for advanced cancer patients is better for the patient and produces serious savings.

From TheJournal.ie 'A vegan diet won't help cure cancer': Doctors warn against 'bogus' medical claims No Magic Cure

'A vegan diet won't help cure cancer': Doctors warn against 'bogus' medical claims

It comes after glowing praise for a Dublin GP’s book about “starving” the disease of animal proteins.

From TheJournal.ie People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression Quality Of Life

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society: 'A dialogue on the high price of drugs needs to happen' Cancer

Irish Cancer Society: 'A dialogue on the high price of drugs needs to happen'

The body charged with assessing the cost effectiveness of drugs for the HSE said two cancer treatments are too costly.

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.

From TheJournal.ie Seriously ill children need to deal with psychological fallout, says Yale study Sponsored By Barretstown

Seriously ill children need to deal with psychological fallout, says Yale study

Want to help seriously ill children? Text WAND to 50300 to donate €2.

From The42 High-school teacher hits half-court shot at NBA game, wins $20,000 to pay for wife's cancer treatment Hoop Dream This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’ Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

From TheJournal.ie Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment Winner

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment

UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor Venezuela

Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor

Chavez has not disclosed details of the type of cancer has has but in a significant move he has designated his successor, vice president Nicolas Maduro.

From TheJournal.ie New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours Cancer

New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours

Researchers say that a new type of gene therapy could be used to target cancer cells while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.

From TheJournal.ie New national cancer drug fund in pipeline Cancer Drugs

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline

However, finding the finance for that fund won’t be easy, the NCCP’s director warns.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment tests Chavez

Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment tests

The Venezuelan president said he expects to return home within the coming days with “good news” after undergoing tests in Cuba.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.