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#Cancer

# cancer - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# cancer - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From The42 Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36 RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

# cancer - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

# cancer - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From The42 Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer Jarrod Lyle

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# cancer - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

# cancer - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

# cancer - Monday 23 July, 2018

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

# cancer - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

# cancer - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity

Patients are being advised to keep taking their medication but to discuss their treatment with a pharmacist or doctor.

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

# cancer - Friday 29 June, 2018

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone

The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.

# cancer - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment

Linehan shared the news of his testicular cancer diagnosis on Twitter earlier today.

From The Daily Edge Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer

The Father Ted creator tweeted that he’d already undergone surgery and would need chemotherapy.

# cancer - Friday 22 June, 2018

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.

# cancer - Friday 15 June, 2018

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

# cancer - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

# cancer - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.

# cancer - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies RIP

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies

The nightclub owner and self-styled King of Clubs was 77.

# cancer - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# cancer - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# cancer - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo' The Eighth Amendment

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

# cancer - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

# cancer - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

# cancer - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# cancer - Monday 14 May, 2018

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

The previous figure was 17 women.

# cancer - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# cancer - Saturday 12 May, 2018

A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral Go Fund Me This post contains videos

A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral

Michelle Beck is from Sligo but lives in Sydney.

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show Cervical Check This post contains videos

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, three years after a smear test result incorrectly came back as normal.

# cancer - Friday 11 May, 2018

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media' Cervical Cancer This post contains videos

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

# cancer - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, has said “anyone who is found to have failed in their duty” will be held to account.

# cancer - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'

Irene Teap died last July, her family now know that two of her smears were incorrect.

# cancer - Friday 4 May, 2018

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline

The number of women affected by the smear test scandal has increased from 208 to 209.

# cancer - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public

The Irish Cancer Society has said its helpline has been inundated with calls from women, some of whom are “extremely distressed”.

# cancer - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?

Many women across the country are wondering what action they should take in light of the recent controversy – here’s everything you need to know.

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