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# cancer - Yesterday’s News


# cancer - Yesterday’s News

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.

EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent'

In Italy in 2016, Aspen Pharma increased the price of five “life-saving and irreplaceable” drugs by between 300% and 1,500%.

Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer

The men are two of six alleging that exposure to chemicals has made them seriously ill.

# cancer - Sunday 14 May, 2017

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.’

# cancer - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25

Following a year-long battle, James Murphy got the all clear today just before going on air.

# cancer - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'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.

# cancer - Monday 1 May, 2017

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.

# cancer - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

# cancer - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

The singer has spoken out about his life since being diagnosed with rectal cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Documentary tells story of 'cancer bus' that takes patients from Donegal to Galway every week

A TG4 documentary, Turas na hAilse, follows the patients as they make this journey together.

# cancer - Friday 7 April, 2017

'I'm alive today so I'll keep fighting': Irish mother raising funds for cancer drug not available in Ireland

Claire Graham is battling both breast and brain cancer while caring for her son who was also diagnosed with eye cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The42 Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card Lovely Gesture This post contains videos

Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card

Sunderland and England striker Jermain Defoe has been listed as Bradley Lowery’s trainer.

# cancer - Saturday 1 April, 2017

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages

A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.

# cancer - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women

A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.

# cancer - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Woman who helped raise $300m for cancer research dies from breast cancer

Noreen Fraser was a TV producer in the US.

# cancer - Friday 24 March, 2017

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.

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