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From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer Jeremy Heywood

'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have led the tributes to Sir Jeremy Heywood.

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling Monsanto

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

From TheJournal.ie Judge recommends establishment of tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims CervicalCheck

Judge recommends establishment of tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims

In his report, Justice Meenan recognises the “courage and fortitude” of the woman affected and their families.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected Cancer Screening

CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected

Dr Gabriel Scally told an Oireachtas Committee that an initial review to identify women involved was flawed.

From TheJournal.ie Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments Budget 2019

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families For Molly

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill Public Health Alcohol Bill

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products?

The proposal is expected to be dropped.

From TheJournal.ie Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients' Nutrition

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning Add Aspirin

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning

The trial is taking part in the UK and India, as well as in 10 Irish hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer Eastenders

Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer

The former Eastenders star plans to undergo a hysterectomy.

From TheJournal.ie Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle Chas And Dave

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

From TheJournal.ie HPV test won't be rolled out until next year CervicalCheck

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

From TheJournal.ie 'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby' Rob Delaney

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases CervicalCheck

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases

The mother-of-one has said smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 were wrongly reported as normal.

From TheJournal.ie Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs Smear Tests

Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs

He also said how the families of the women affected were eventually told about the audit was “damaging, hurtful and offensive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review Cancer

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review Cervical Check

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review

The review has concluded a commission of investigation does not need to be established.

From TheJournal.ie Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time Grease This post contains videos

Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time

Doctors have discovered a tumour at the base of her spine.

From TheJournal.ie The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed Scally Report

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

MInister for Health Simon Harris will meet with the author of the report Dr Scally next week.

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

From TheJournal.ie 'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40 Rachael Bland

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients Nivolumab

'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients

About 2,500 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

From TheJournal.ie 29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week Blood Cancer Awareness

29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week

More than 2,000 people a year across Ireland are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live Rachael Bland

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live

Rachael Bland was diagnosed with breast cancer just under two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients Bills

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free Shauntelle Tynan

'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free

Shaunteele Tynan raised over €700,000 for her treatment last year.

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer Landmark Judgement

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

From The42 Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36 RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019 Cancer

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

From TheJournal.ie Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab CervicalCheck

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

From The42 Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer Jarrod Lyle

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy Cervical Check

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court Scandal

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

From TheJournal.ie 'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking' CervicalCheck

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

From TheJournal.ie 'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses Palliative Care

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group Cervicalcheck Scandal

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation' Cancer Screening

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.