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'A kind heart': Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell dies three years after cancer diagnosis
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'A kind heart': Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell dies three years after cancer diagnosis

Oct 16th 2019, 6:59 PM 78,083 Views 12 Comments

Bracknell’s cancer diagnosis came to light in October 2016.

Children born today will die 20 months sooner than expected because of air pollution
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Children born today will die 20 months sooner than expected because of air pollution

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:01 AM 13,216 Views 46 Comments

The new research shows that air pollution now rivals smoking as a fact in life expectancy reduction.

Opinion: We need to remove the stigma around lung cancer - no one should be blamed for getting it
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Opinion: We need to remove the stigma around lung cancer - no one should be blamed for getting it

Feb 4th 2019, 6:00 PM 16,858 Views 24 Comments

Smoking is one of the primary causes of lung cancer and some patients feel they are being blamed for having cancer, writes Dr Anne-Marie Baird.

'All of a sudden she has a mass on her left lung': Former NFL player Chris Draft on losing his wife to lung cancer
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'All of a sudden she has a mass on her left lung': Former NFL player Chris Draft on losing his wife to lung cancer

Jan 27th 2019, 6:30 PM 19,025 Views 0 Comments

He was speaking as part of the Irish Cancer Society’s Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign.

'This doesn't need to continue': Concerns over 'worrying' rise in lung cancer diagnoses made in A&E
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'This doesn't need to continue': Concerns over 'worrying' rise in lung cancer diagnoses made in A&E

Jan 15th 2019, 8:00 AM 39,155 Views 24 Comments

Recent data revealed that one in four lung cancer diagnoses are made in emergency departments.

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

Sep 5th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,215 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Feb 8th 2018, 9:24 AM 23,322 Views 21 Comments

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

'I'm aware that she's not there. It's just the habit of after games I have to ring my Mam'
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'I'm aware that she's not there. It's just the habit of after games I have to ring my Mam'

Dec 25th 2017, 3:00 PM 21,017 Views 1 Comment

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Gemma O’Connor speaks to The42 about the loss of her mother and her All-Ireland winning 2017 with Cork camogie.

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

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,906 Views 20 Comments

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

'I was a firefighter at the time so I had an idea of what the body was doing to me. It was telling me to cop on'
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'I was a firefighter at the time so I had an idea of what the body was doing to me. It was telling me to cop on'

Jun 12th 2017, 12:09 PM 24,861 Views 3 Comments

64-year-old Rory Mooney has had to face cancer twice. Like many men, he was reluctant to get his symptoms checked.

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway
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Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway

Feb 28th 2017, 1:45 PM 22,203 Views 17 Comments

Up to 250 radon-related lung cancer cases are diagnosed in Ireland each year.

Netherlands-France match halted for Cruyff tribute
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Netherlands-France match halted for Cruyff tribute

Mar 25th 2016, 8:44 PM 8,754 Views 2 Comments

The Dutch legend died on Thursday from lung cancer at the age of 68.

Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband's death
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Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband's death

Mar 11th 2016, 7:37 PM 27,408 Views 17 Comments

The case was for medical negligence and a breach of duty of care.

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
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Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 7,406 Views 3 Comments

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters
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Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

May 20th 2015, 2:17 PM 8,899 Views 4 Comments

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.
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Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.

Feb 20th 2015, 2:20 PM 182 Views 113 Comments

Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'
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'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'

Jan 18th 2015, 10:15 AM 20,628 Views 13 Comments

Frank Cox got lung cancer at the same age his dad died from it.

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers
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New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

Sep 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,163 Views 13 Comments

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

Lung cancer is being diagnosed faster, but remains Ireland's most fatal cancer
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Lung cancer is being diagnosed faster, but remains Ireland's most fatal cancer

May 12th 2014, 6:38 PM 10,247 Views 12 Comments

The disease accounts for about 20 per cent of cancer deaths in Ireland.

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died
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Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:30 PM 55,033 Views 87 Comments

The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.

Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside
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Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside

Feb 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 43,642 Views 34 Comments

Laurie Kilmartin’s father is dying from lung cancer.

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got
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Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got

Feb 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 15 Views 129 Comments

How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking
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This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 37,400 Views 74 Comments

Paula Newman and two other smokers with lung cancer, heart problems and COPD urge kids to not smoke in three short video messages.

Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers
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Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers

Oct 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,026 Views 16 Comments

Compounds that appear to be new screening markers were identified in the US study.

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation
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Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation

Jul 22nd 2013, 12:58 PM 31 Views 8 Comments

Talking about cancer is never fun, but we’re trying to make it easier. The Irish Cancer Society’s upcoming Colour Dash will try to bring some colour and vibrancy to the cancer cause, writes helpline nurse Naomi Fitzgibbon.

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows
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Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows

Jul 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,230 Views 10 Comments

Researchers found that there was “no threshold below which there was no risk” in a major study of 300,000 people.

Smokers' group slams introduction of graphic health warnings
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Smokers' group slams introduction of graphic health warnings

Jan 30th 2013, 1:35 PM 9,612 Views 169 Comments

Forest Eirean said smokers already know the health risks and the warnings are “unnecessarily intrusive” and “gratuitously offensive”.

Irish study reveals role of genetic mutations in lung cancer treatment
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Irish study reveals role of genetic mutations in lung cancer treatment

Jan 23rd 2013, 11:25 AM 4,108 Views 5 Comments

The research will give a better understanding of how patients respond to a combination of treatments and will hopefully make lung cancer controllable in the future.

Pilot study says dogs can sniff out lung cancer
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Pilot study says dogs can sniff out lung cancer

Dec 5th 2012, 3:38 PM 3,821 Views 6 Comments

The results of the study were so encouraging that a two year study, ten times larger will now take place.

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.

US court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings
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US court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

Aug 24th 2012, 8:29 PM 9,130 Views 48 Comments

The government can’t force tobacco companies to put graphic warnings on cigarette packets.

World Health Organisation: diesel fumes cause cancer
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World Health Organisation: diesel fumes cause cancer

Jun 13th 2012, 8:43 AM 2,510 Views 19 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said that diesel exhaust fumes are more carcinogenic than second-hand smoke

Tobacco has killed 50 million people in the past decade - report
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Tobacco has killed 50 million people in the past decade - report

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:14 AM 1,914 Views 47 Comments

Tobacco-related illnesses will cause the deaths of one billion people in the next century if trends continue, the Tobacco Atlas has revealed.

Irish scientists make ‘important discovery’ on lung cancer
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Irish scientists make ‘important discovery’ on lung cancer

Jan 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,394 Views 10 Comments

The findings could lead to new treatments for the potentially deadly condition, according to researchers.

Graphic photographs to be placed on cigarette packets
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Graphic photographs to be placed on cigarette packets

Dec 21st 2011, 5:00 PM 3,763 Views 68 Comments

Minister for Health James Reilly has said that he hopes the images, which show the negative health impacts associated with smoking, will ‘shock’ people into thinking about the impact of smoking.

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD
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Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD

Nov 29th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,465 Views 5 Comments

A new OECD report on worldwide health standards shows that Ireland has the third-highest mortality rate of 34 developed countries.

Radon gas contamination to be tackled by expert group
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Radon gas contamination to be tackled by expert group

Nov 25th 2011, 8:41 AM 1,301 Views 13 Comments

Hundreds of homes around Ireland are believed to contain unsafe levels of radon, which is radioactive and carcinogenic.

Dangerous quantities of carcinogenic gas detected in Kerry home
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Dangerous quantities of carcinogenic gas detected in Kerry home

Jun 16th 2011, 8:54 AM 496 Views 3 Comments

The house in Castleisland contains radon levels 185 times greater than the safe limit – one of the highest concentrations ever found in Europe.

HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit
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HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit

Jun 13th 2011, 5:47 PM 708 Views 21 Comments

Between one and two billion euro is spent every year treating tobacco-related illnesses. The HSE has launched a new campaign to help smokers to quit.

Australia to take 'every last bit of glamour' out of smoking
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Australia to take 'every last bit of glamour' out of smoking

Apr 8th 2011, 11:41 AM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

Brands and colour to be removed from cigarette boxes, but the tobacco industry says it will fight ‘tooth and nail’.

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