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#cancer treatment

# cancer-treatment - Monday 13 December, 2021

Breakthrough lymphoma treatment now available in Ireland as first patient receives therapy
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Breakthrough lymphoma treatment now available in Ireland as first patient receives therapy

Dec 13th 2021, 5:54 PM 35,408 Views 28 Comments

Until now, patients who could benefit from T-cell (CAR-T) therapy had to travel to the UK for the treatment.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'
# Movember
# Movember

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'

Nov 11th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,042 Views 9 Comments

As part of the Movember campaign, Stephen McIntyre shares his story of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer.

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Chemotherapy treatment levels dropped 12% due to the pandemic last year
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy treatment levels dropped 12% due to the pandemic last year

Jun 2nd 2021, 5:49 PM 7,970 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has said that a public health campaign should be funded to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and to encourage people to go to a GP to get checked.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'
# World Cancer DAy
# World Cancer DAy

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'

Feb 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 34,522 Views 7 Comments

Dr Greg Korpanty of University Hospital Limerick on cancer treatment in Ireland during a pandemic.

# cancer-treatment - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From baking soda to urine: How home remedies around the world were repackaged as Covid-19 'cures'
# Misinformation And Ireland
# Misinformation And Ireland

From baking soda to urine: How home remedies around the world were repackaged as Covid-19 'cures'

Aug 16th 2020, 12:03 AM 17,570 Views 19 Comments

The urge to stop Covid-19 created its own genre of misinformation during the pandemic.

# cancer-treatment - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,328 Views 2 Comments

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

# cancer-treatment - Monday 19 February, 2018

Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe
# Lollipop Day
# Lollipop Day

Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe

Feb 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,528 Views 6 Comments

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
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

'We are all safe!': Break in hurricane allows Carlow teenager to get urgent cancer treatment

Aug 28th 2017, 8:00 PM 21,503 Views 8 Comments

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
# Outside The Box
# Outside The Box

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

May 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,534 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 2:13 PM 6,028 Views 5 Comments

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
# Multiple Myeloma
# Multiple Myeloma

Irish cancer patient is first to take part in treatment trial

Sep 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,198 Views 7 Comments

The Professor leading the trial treatment spoke to TheJournal.ie 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
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Mar 25th 2016, 2:54 PM 9,649 Views 6 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

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

Jun 8th 2015, 9:01 PM 10,903 Views 16 Comments

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
# No Magic Cure
# No Magic Cure

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:41 PM 41,865 Views 238 Comments

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
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Aug 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,732 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Aug 29th 2013, 2:08 PM 3,810 Views 7 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Aug 14th 2013, 9:01 PM 9,373 Views 10 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Barretstown
# Sponsored By Barretstown

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

May 27th 2013, 11:46 AM 6,178 Views 4 Comments

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

# cancer-treatment - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

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

High-school teacher hits half-court shot at NBA game, wins $20,000 to pay for wife's cancer treatment

Mar 6th 2013, 9:54 PM 2,676 Views 4 Comments

Boomshakalaka!

# cancer-treatment - Friday 8 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 397 Views 15 Comments

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
# Winner
# Winner

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment

Jan 17th 2013, 3:01 PM 12,235 Views 57 Comments

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
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor

Dec 9th 2012, 11:03 AM 4,554 Views 35 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Mar 7th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,945 Views 1 Comment

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
# Cancer Drugs
# Cancer Drugs

New national cancer drug fund in pipeline

Feb 24th 2012, 9:13 PM 2,741 Views 3 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

Jan 16th 2012, 11:07 AM 1,580 Views 3 Comments

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
# Chavez
# Chavez

Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment tests

Oct 17th 2011, 1:04 PM 200 Views 5 Comments

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
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