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Dublin: 21 °C Tuesday 21 August, 2018

#Skin Cancer

# skin-cancer - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'Stay safe, make smart decisions': Here's how to look after yourself during the warm weather

Met Éireann has said that this weekend will see temperatures hit as high as 25 degrees.

# skin-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.

# skin-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.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%

Senator Catherine Noone said that sunbeds are currently defined as “care of the human body”.

# skin-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.

# skin-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.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

# skin-cancer - Saturday 6 August, 2016

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland?

Irish people are more susceptible to skin cancer – are we protecting ourselves?

# skin-cancer - Monday 9 May, 2016

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens

The UV Patch, which changes colour to indicate the different levels of sun exposure, will be launched here in June.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 28 April, 2016

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer

Being born with a red hair gene may double your chance of developing skin cancer.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery Word Of Warning This post contains videos

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery

The actor said he is “an example of what happens when you don’t wear sunscreen”.

# skin-cancer - Monday 14 December, 2015

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

# skin-cancer - Monday 19 October, 2015

Have more than 11 moles on your arm? Get them checked

New research could help GPs identify those with a higher risk of developing melanoma.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are getting sunburned on purpose for 'sunburn tattoos' Sunburn Art

People are getting sunburned on purpose for 'sunburn tattoos'

Everybody’s free (to wear sunscreen).

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Are you a ‘young, affluent city-dweller’? (If ‘yes’ – maybe read this)

Why you need to cover-up in the city – even on these sunny-but-cloudy summer days.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# skin-cancer - Monday 2 March, 2015

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?

They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.

# skin-cancer - Friday 18 July, 2014

Child tanners banned from sunbeds

Topping up a tan using sunbeds will no longer be an option for under-18s as new legislation comes into force on Monday.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 12 June, 2014

There’s a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen

It’s expected to reach 22 degrees today with a UV index between 6 and 8.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump

The Minister for Finance said he received five weeks radiotherapy and then had a sarcoma removed.

# skin-cancer - Monday 5 May, 2014

Infographic: Here's how you spot skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease in Ireland and most cases can be prevented if caught early. Here’s how to do that…

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and the numbers are rising

There’s been an 81 per cent increase in incidents since records began in 1994.

# skin-cancer - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The42 Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer Problems

Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer

The three-time major winner lost his father, Patrick, to cancer and said that he wanted to raise awareness of the disease.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter?

Legislation to ban the use of sunbeds by under 18s and regulate the industry has been approved but the Irish Cancer Society says this is not enough. Do you agree?

# skin-cancer - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

# skin-cancer - Friday 6 September, 2013

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002

The National Cancer Registry Ireland said that an average of 6,899 cases of invasive skin cancer were diagnosed each year in Ireland between 1994 and 2011.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain

The sore, red and sometimes itchy skin that we get from too many rays is caused by a molecule called TRPV4, blocking it will block pain.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun?

What do you do to make sure your skin is protected from harmful UV rays?

# skin-cancer - Friday 7 June, 2013

294 deaths may have been caused by Irish... heatwaves

The study found that because Ireland’s climate is changing there will be more heatwaves, which may result in more heat-related deaths.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin

People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.

# skin-cancer - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies Mole Mapping This post contains a poll

Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies

However, the Irish Cancer Society believes it is more important for people to check and know their own skin rather than having their moles mapped digitally.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland

Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma

Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research

Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.

# skin-cancer - Monday 28 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find Scorchio This post contains images

GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find

If you’re annoyed about being at work and not getting to enjoy the sun, at least you’re not risking a burn like this…

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