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#cancer treatment

# cancer-treatment - 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-treatment - 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-treatment - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

# cancer-treatment - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Irish people have donated thousands as a Valentine's gift to a Carlow teen battling cancer Shanantine's Day

Irish people have donated thousands as a Valentine's gift to a Carlow teen battling cancer

Over €69,000 has been raised for Shan Tynan’s treatment today alone.

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Irish cancer patient is first to take part in treatment trial

The Professor leading the trial treatment spoke to on what will be involved in the eight-month trial.

# cancer-treatment - Friday 25 March, 2016

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Some 95% of people with cancer there will never access treatment such as chemotherapy, radiology or oncology.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 8 June, 2015

Major study finds early palliative care for cancer patients costs A LOT less

Early palliative care for advanced cancer patients is better for the patient and produces serious savings.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 22 December, 2014

'A vegan diet won't help cure cancer': Doctors warn against 'bogus' medical claims

It comes after glowing praise for a Dublin GP’s book about “starving” the disease of animal proteins.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 28 August, 2014

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Irish Cancer Society: 'A dialogue on the high price of drugs needs to happen'

The body charged with assessing the cost effectiveness of drugs for the HSE said two cancer treatments are too costly.

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 27 May, 2013

Seriously ill children need to deal with psychological fallout, says Yale study

Want to help seriously ill children? Text WAND to 50300 to donate €2.

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The42 High-school teacher hits half-court shot at NBA game, wins $20,000 to pay for wife's cancer treatment Hoop Dream This post contains videos

# cancer-treatment - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment

UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.

# cancer-treatment - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor

Chavez has not disclosed details of the type of cancer has has but in a significant move he has designated his successor, vice president Nicolas Maduro.

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours

Researchers say that a new type of gene therapy could be used to target cancer cells while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.

# cancer-treatment - Friday 24 February, 2012

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline

However, finding the finance for that fund won’t be easy, the NCCP’s director warns.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 17 October, 2011

Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment tests

The Venezuelan president said he expects to return home within the coming days with “good news” after undergoing tests in Cuba.

# cancer-treatment - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.