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#Irish Cancer Society

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 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 Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority Worth Knowing

Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority

Two thirds of people don’t realise that males and females are at an equal risk of contracting a HPV infection.

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 '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 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.

From TheJournal.ie Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out Be Prepared

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline Smear Test Scandal

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline

The number of women affected by the smear test scandal has increased from 208 to 209.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public Smear Tests

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public

The Irish Cancer Society has said its helpline has been inundated with calls from women, some of whom are “extremely distressed”.

From TheJournal.ie 4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland Bowel Cancer

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer.

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 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 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 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 '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 'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them' Breast Cancer

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'

Mother-of-three Ger felt a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. With her family’s support, she managed to come out the other side.

From TheJournal.ie 'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone' Blood Cancer

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'

Barry McGuigan, who lost his dad to cancer, is fronting a new awareness campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea' Surviving Cancer

Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea'

Dick Murray was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1993.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was beside myself with worry': Ireland shifts its approach to fighting cancer Mental Health

'I was beside myself with worry': Ireland shifts its approach to fighting cancer

Emotional support and aftercare will be an important development in how people with, or who had cancer, are looked after.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer' Uv Rays

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'

Orla Fallon was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma at the start of her Leaving Cert year.

From TheJournal.ie People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival No Evidence

People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival

‘People who lose weight during cancer treatment do not live as long and weight loss is preventable.’

From TheJournal.ie 'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine Cancer

'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine

The Irish Cancer Society also wants the vaccination programme to be extended to include boys.

From TheJournal.ie Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers Outdoor Risks

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers

Workers in these industries are being urged to be aware of the risks of exposure to the sun.

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 A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again Irish Cancer Society

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again

The ASAI made the ruling today.

From TheJournal.ie Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful I Want To Get Cancer

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful

The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.

From TheJournal.ie Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late' Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you Epidemic

'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you

The campaign is based on different uses of the word ‘get’ and is aimed at people that are likely to get cancer in the next three years.

From TheJournal.ie 500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year Decoding Cancer

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year

10% of all cancers in men and 3% in women are caused by alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

From TheJournal.ie 'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol' Health

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'

The Irish Cancer Society wants the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 implemented in Ireland asap.

Women across Ireland are wearing their wedding dresses to work today for a lovely reason

It’s all part of Today FM’s new charity campaign, Dare To Care.

From TheJournal.ie Public patients waiting 20 times as long for brain scans than private patients Wealth Divide

Public patients waiting 20 times as long for brain scans than private patients

“The grim reality of our healthcare system is that the difference between life and death can come down to your ability to pay for healthcare.”

From TheJournal.ie ‘Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week’ Bowel Cancer

‘Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week’

A review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital has identified 12 missed cancers, including one probable avoidable death.

From TheJournal.ie In this Irish Cancer Society debacle, let's remember they provide services that our government should Opinion

In this Irish Cancer Society debacle, let's remember they provide services that our government should

Ireland is the only EU country that relies on charity and philanthropy to provide essential services to our most seriously ill citizens, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up? Crunching The Numbers

Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?

How does the Irish Cancer Society spend its money, and do its explanations make sense?

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society reverses controversial decision to cut hardship fund for children Financial Support

Irish Cancer Society reverses controversial decision to cut hardship fund for children

It has said that it hopes the move will “ease the hurt”.

From TheJournal.ie Angry parents take to Liveline after Irish Cancer Society cuts off hardship fund Disgusted

Angry parents take to Liveline after Irish Cancer Society cuts off hardship fund

The fund was set up to help patients and their families who found themselves in financial trouble because of a diagnosis.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

The government has announced that it will be setting the price of alcohol at €1 a unit.

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