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From TheJournal.ie 'We can't just presume they have': Doctors instructed to tell women if they have received false smear test results Cervical Cancer

'We can't just presume they have': Doctors instructed to tell women if they have received false smear test results

The case of Vicky Phelan, a terminally ill woman who yesterday came to a €2.5 million settlement with the HSE, has caused significant concern.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out Vicky Phelan

'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey RIP

'We are really, really devastated': Tributes paid to much loved child psychologist David Carey

Dr David Carey has contributed to the parenting panel of Newstalk’s Moncrieff show for almost a decade.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer' CANCER AWARENESS

'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer'

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this month.

From TheJournal.ie The Overtones singer Timmy Matley has died aged 36 RIP

The Overtones singer Timmy Matley has died aged 36

The news was announced by his bandmates on Twitter this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle Melbourne

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

From TheJournal.ie Newly discovered organ could play a role in the spread of cancer Interstitium

Newly discovered organ could play a role in the spread of cancer

The new quasi-organ is called the interstitium.

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine Happy Magazine

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine

Happy Magazine aims to share something useful, helpful or positive about the Irish cancer journey every day.

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 Around 3,000 cancers diagnosed in hospital emergency departments every year Cancer

Around 3,000 cancers diagnosed in hospital emergency departments every year

Over three in every four cases diagnosed in emergency departments are at an advanced stage.

From TheJournal.ie Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it' Daffodil Day This post contains videos

Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it'

James Gilleran spends every Daffodil Day on O’Connell Street raising funds and awareness for the Irish Cancer Society.

From TheJournal.ie 'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years' Column

'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years'

Liz Burke writes about her cancer journey on Daffodil Day.

From TheJournal.ie HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals Fees

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer RIP
From TheJournal.ie Kildare man at Harvard Law: 'Days before my 24th birthday, I was told I had 6 months to live' Opinion

Kildare man at Harvard Law: 'Days before my 24th birthday, I was told I had 6 months to live'

Michael Mullen had beaten cancer twice before when he received his third diagnosis just four months into his masters in Boston.

From TheJournal.ie 'A campaigner to the end': Michael D Higgins pays tribute to author Emma Hannigan RIP
From TheJournal.ie Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery Advice For Men This post contains videos

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery

The actor said he has been “in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure”.

From TheJournal.ie Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

From TheJournal.ie Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis St James's Hospital

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

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 'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby' Opinion

'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby'

We’re all familiar with the expression ‘life can change in an instant’, now it makes complete sense, writes Georgie Crawford.

From TheJournal.ie People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer Toxic

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer

The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.

From TheJournal.ie Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable' Acrylamide

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

From TheJournal.ie HSE missed early opportunities to deal with missed cancers at Wexford hospital, report says Wexford General Hospital

HSE missed early opportunities to deal with missed cancers at Wexford hospital, report says

As of 18 January, a total of 13 people have been found to have had their cancer misdiagnosed.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads Cancer

Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads

In 83% of cases, the test was even able to narrow down where the cancer was anatomically located.

From TheJournal.ie Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure Organ Donation

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure

The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer Research

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

From TheJournal.ie HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media Gardasil

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

From TheJournal.ie These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

From TheJournal.ie Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy' Column

Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy'

If my father had any heavenly control he would surely have arranged for me to win the Lotto, writes Peter Gunning.

From The42 'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life' Support

'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life'

John Hartson says his former Celtic team-mate is “feeling determined” as he battles cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth Dental Research

Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth

Further studies are testing whether antibiotics that treat the bacteria might delay the growth’s malignant development.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them Court

Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them

The judge said he had never heard “such vile utterances out of anyone in custody”.

From TheJournal.ie US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill You've Been Warned

US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis' Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

From The42 Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer Treatment

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery' Read Me

Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery'

I neither look nor sound like a person with cancer but I know that could change tomorrow, writes Peter Gunning.