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#Skin Cancer

From TheJournal.ie Warning to protect children in the sun as 90% of 10-17 year olds say they've had sunburn at least once Protect Your Skin

Warning to protect children in the sun as 90% of 10-17 year olds say they've had sunburn at least once

New research was published by the Institute of Public Health and NUI Galway today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the price of sunscreen influence your usage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the price of sunscreen influence your usage?

Over 11,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stay safe, make smart decisions': Here's how to look after yourself during the warm weather Sun Safety

'Stay safe, make smart decisions': Here's how to look after yourself during the warm weather

Met Éireann has said that this weekend will see temperatures hit as high as 25 degrees.

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 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 Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23% Budget 2018

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%

Senator Catherine Noone said that sunbeds are currently defined as “care of the human body”.

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 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 Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear Skin Cancer

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

From TheJournal.ie What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world Health

Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland?

Irish people are more susceptible to skin cancer – are we protecting ourselves?

From TheJournal.ie This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens Safety First

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens

The UV Patch, which changes colour to indicate the different levels of sun exposure, will be launched here in June.

From TheJournal.ie People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer Not Fair

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer

Being born with a red hair gene may double your chance of developing skin cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery Word Of Warning This post contains videos

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery

The actor said he is “an example of what happens when you don’t wear sunscreen”.

From TheJournal.ie Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

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

From TheJournal.ie Have more than 11 moles on your arm? Get them checked Skin Cancer

Have more than 11 moles on your arm? Get them checked

New research could help GPs identify those with a higher risk of developing melanoma.

People are getting sunburned on purpose for 'sunburn tattoos'

Everybody’s free (to wear sunscreen).

From TheJournal.ie Are you a 'young, affluent city-dweller'? (If 'yes' - maybe read this) Skin Cancer

Are you a 'young, affluent city-dweller'? (If 'yes' - maybe read this)

Why you need to cover-up in the city – even on these sunny-but-cloudy summer days.

From TheJournal.ie A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer... Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

From TheJournal.ie Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral Warning

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should sunbed use be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?

They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Child tanners banned from sunbeds Sun Bed Ban

Child tanners banned from sunbeds

Topping up a tan using sunbeds will no longer be an option for under-18s as new legislation comes into force on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie There's a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen Burn Baby Burn

There's a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen

It’s expected to reach 22 degrees today with a UV index between 6 and 8.

From TheJournal.ie 'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer Skin Cancer

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump Cancer

Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump

The Minister for Finance said he received five weeks radiotherapy and then had a sarcoma removed.

From TheJournal.ie Infographic: Here's how you spot skin cancer Melanoma Monday

Infographic: Here's how you spot skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease in Ireland and most cases can be prevented if caught early. Here’s how to do that…

From TheJournal.ie Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and the numbers are rising PREVENTABLE

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and the numbers are rising

There’s been an 81 per cent increase in incidents since records began in 1994.

From The42 Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer Problems

Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer

The three-time major winner lost his father, Patrick, to cancer and said that he wanted to raise awareness of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter?

Legislation to ban the use of sunbeds by under 18s and regulate the industry has been approved but the Irish Cancer Society says this is not enough. Do you agree?

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

From TheJournal.ie Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

From TheJournal.ie Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002 Ireland

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002

The National Cancer Registry Ireland said that an average of 6,899 cases of invasive skin cancer were diagnosed each year in Ireland between 1994 and 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain

The sore, red and sometimes itchy skin that we get from too many rays is caused by a molecule called TRPV4, blocking it will block pain.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun?

What do you do to make sure your skin is protected from harmful UV rays?

From TheJournal.ie 294 deaths may have been caused by Irish... heatwaves Heatwaves

294 deaths may have been caused by Irish... heatwaves

The study found that because Ireland’s climate is changing there will be more heatwaves, which may result in more heat-related deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin Read Me

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin

People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies Mole Mapping This post contains a poll

Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies

However, the Irish Cancer Society believes it is more important for people to check and know their own skin rather than having their moles mapped digitally.

From TheJournal.ie Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland Health

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland

Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.

From TheJournal.ie Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma Cancer

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma

Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.

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