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# cancer - Yesterday’s News

'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.

# cancer - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Golfers warned not to risk skin cancer to get a tan

Researchers suggest golfers be targeted with information on the dangers of sun exposure.

# cancer - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'Did you get it all?' This new test can check whether a surgeon removed all of the cancer

The pen-like probe will be tested in breast cancer early next year.

# cancer - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

'I am grateful I received the HPV vaccine and will be for the rest of my life'

The vaccine has saved thousands of lives worldwide, writes Imogen Sharkey Ochoa.

# cancer - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil

With HPV high on the agenda, we spoke to TDs who’ve raised the issue in the Dáil chamber.

'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.

# cancer - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

# cancer - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Palliative care: 'I felt that if I brought the nurse into my life, I was really dying'

I are currently working on memory books. I’m going to leave these for my children containing memories of happy times baking and camping, writes Evelyn Wakefield.

# cancer - Monday 28 August, 2017

'We are all safe!': Break in hurricane allows Carlow teenager to get urgent cancer treatment

Shauntelle Tynan raised over €600,000 earlier this year to fund her journey to Texas Children’s Hospital.

# cancer - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit

The woman claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

# cancer - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# cancer - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From The42 'I'm very thankful for all the help' - The Rossies and a football passion after battling cancer Cian Smith

'I'm very thankful for all the help' - The Rossies and a football passion after battling cancer

Cian Smith will be cheering on his brothers Enda and Donie in Croke Park tomorrow.

# cancer - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'

A new charity launched in memory of Tony Fenton aims to facilitate honest conversations around men’s health.

# cancer - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

# cancer - Friday 21 July, 2017

Dublin couple with three children both diagnosed with terminal cancer

The couple has three children under the age of 10.

# cancer - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Primark recalls men's flip-flops - but Irish stores unaffected

The black, blue and khaki flip-flops were on sale in Primark stores between the 4 January and 2 June this year.

# cancer - Monday 10 July, 2017

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# cancer - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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.

# cancer - Friday 7 July, 2017

'Sleep tight baby boy': Parents confirm death of six-year-old Bradley Lowery after cancer battle

Bradley Lowery was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was 11 months old.

# cancer - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'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.

# cancer - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# cancer - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

Thai doctors battle to stop people eating a 'silent killer' fish dish

The raw fish meal ‘koi pla’ attract parasites that can cause a lethal liver cancer which kills up to 20,000 Thais annually.

# cancer - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'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.

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer

“I want to ensure that they are not subjected to additional stress and worry about losing services.”

# cancer - Monday 26 June, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.

A growing problem: There were over 1,000 cases of melanoma in Ireland in 2014

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland, and 16% of those who are diagnosed die from the disease.

# cancer - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief' Memory

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

# cancer - Monday 12 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Makeup artists recreated one of Cara Delevingne's looks on an 8-year-old with cancer and it's adorable Cara Delevingne

'There's no emergency': Christy Dignam rolls back after saying cancer has returned

Reports had emerged over the weekend that Dignam’s cancer had returned.

# cancer - Saturday 3 June, 2017

New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients

The drug was tested in two seperate clinical trials involving 2,200 men.

# cancer - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died RIP

Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died

The mother had been fundraising to access medication.

# cancer - Monday 29 May, 2017

Ladbible apologises for falsely reporting the death of young Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery

The six-year-old suffers from neuroblastoma and is currently undergoing palliative care at home.

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

# cancer - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# cancer - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

# cancer - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Irish people with cancer urged to ask about getting free access to new treatments

As it stands, only 650 Irish people with cancer are on a trial.

# cancer - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs

The pharmaceutical company which supplies the drugs said it expects to resume production early next week.

# cancer - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Us men don't talk about things, we think 'Ah, it'll go away''

Packie Bonner wants more people to recognise the symptoms of bladder cancer.

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