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#Cancer

# cancer - Yesterday’s News

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# cancer - Monday 19 February, 2018

Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe

However, new data reveals high success rates in curative approaches to oesophageal cancer treatment. Lollipop Day takes place this week.

# cancer - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby'

We’re all familiar with the expression ‘life can change in an instant’, now it makes complete sense, writes Georgie Crawford.

# cancer - Thursday 8 February, 2018

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

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

# cancer - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

# cancer - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

HSE missed early opportunities to deal with missed cancers at Wexford hospital, report says

As of 18 January, a total of 13 people have been found to have had their cancer misdiagnosed.

# cancer - Friday 19 January, 2018

Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads

In 83% of cases, the test was even able to narrow down where the cancer was anatomically located.

# cancer - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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.

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

# cancer - Friday 12 January, 2018

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

# cancer - Sunday 7 January, 2018

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

# cancer - Monday 25 December, 2017

Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy'

If my father had any heavenly control he would surely have arranged for me to win the Lotto, writes Peter Gunning.

# cancer - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From The42 'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life' Support

'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life'

John Hartson says his former Celtic team-mate is “feeling determined” as he battles cancer.

# cancer - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth

Further studies are testing whether antibiotics that treat the bacteria might delay the growth’s malignant development.

# cancer - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them

The judge said he had never heard “such vile utterances out of anyone in custody”.

# cancer - Monday 27 November, 2017

US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

# cancer - Monday 20 November, 2017

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# cancer - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer Treatment

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

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

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

# cancer - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery'

I neither look nor sound like a person with cancer but I know that could change tomorrow, writes Peter Gunning.

# cancer - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists

Susie Long created a national debate around the health service when she told Liveline she was going to die “because of hospital waiting lists”.

# cancer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# cancer - Monday 9 October, 2017

Life extending drug now available to hundreds of Irish cancer patients

Writer AA Gill described nivolumab as “more life spent on Earth – but only if you can pay”.

# cancer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.

# cancer - Monday 2 October, 2017

Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he wasn’t “fully informed”.

# cancer - Friday 29 September, 2017

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?

Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.

# cancer - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

Hundreds of messages from well-wishers quickly poured in on Twitter.

# cancer - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'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.

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