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Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'
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Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'

Feb 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 34,200 Views 7 Comments

Dr Greg Korpanty of University Hospital Limerick on cancer treatment in Ireland during a pandemic.

"One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time."
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"One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time."

Feb 4th 2016, 9:29 PM 13,481 Views 10 Comments

Ruth was diagnosed with breast cancer in June, 2014. She fought hard to beat it.

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'
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'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'

Feb 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 38,353 Views 25 Comments

Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.

There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns
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There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns

Feb 4th 2014, 9:14 AM 4,702 Views 8 Comments

The United Nations report highlights a regional imbalance in the rise, as well as a link to sales drives by tobacco companies.

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver
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Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,183 Views 34 Comments

While the well known side-effects like hair loss and exhaustion are the biggest fears for patients, some others like a loss of libido are often not addressed and can be just as traumatic.

Ireland set for 72 per cent surge in cancer cases by 2030
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Ireland set for 72 per cent surge in cancer cases by 2030

Feb 4th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,417 Views 26 Comments

A UK-based study finds that Ireland’s cancer cases are likely to rise by 72 per cent in two decades, the highest in the EU.