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# chemotherapy - 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 7,963 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.

# chemotherapy - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages
# Service Pressures
# Service Pressures

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages

Dec 13th 2019, 7:59 PM 22,581 Views 40 Comments

The hospital said admissions dates are periodically changed due to issues such as the demand on available beds.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'
# Palliative Care Week
# Palliative Care Week

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'

Sep 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 75,078 Views 18 Comments

Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.

# chemotherapy - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,046 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'

Mar 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,189 Views 14 Comments

The nurses are raising money for items such as exercise bikes and other forms of holistic care.

# chemotherapy - Friday 22 March, 2019

Opinion: I had a tumour growing in my breast but I also had a life growing inside me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I had a tumour growing in my breast but I also had a life growing inside me

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:00 PM 36,787 Views 9 Comments

How can these drugs rid me of cancer, take away my hair, blast my immune system and still allow this little life inside me to grow unharmed? writes Mary Canavan.

# chemotherapy - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,681 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

# chemotherapy - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 5:59 PM 16,590 Views 16 Comments

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

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system
# Immunotherapy
# Immunotherapy

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system

Jun 5th 2018, 8:43 AM 16,115 Views 21 Comments

The method has already been shown to work with a range of cancers including leukaemia and melanoma.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

May 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,528 Views 163 Comments

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,267 Views 3 Comments

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# chemotherapy - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs
# Supply Constraint
# Supply Constraint

Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs

May 18th 2017, 10:46 AM 10,422 Views 14 Comments

The pharmaceutical company which supplies the drugs said it expects to resume production early next week.

# chemotherapy - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I thought it was a hangover, but it was more sinister' - Cork man diagnosed with brain tumour at 25

May 11th 2017, 2:06 PM 23,655 Views 24 Comments

Following a year-long battle, James Murphy got the all clear today just before going on air.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We don't have the money for this' - Dublin mother pleads for funding for daughter's cancer treatment
# Robyn's Life
# Robyn's Life

'We don't have the money for this' - Dublin mother pleads for funding for daughter's cancer treatment

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 PM 35,147 Views 32 Comments

12-year-old Robyn Smyth has been battling a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma for the past nine years.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo'

Feb 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 20,372 Views 45 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the response from the government in Letterkenny is “pathetic”.

# chemotherapy - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'
# Research
# Research

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

Jan 12th 2017, 8:15 PM 13,783 Views 61 Comments

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'
# Getting Cancer
# Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Jan 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 20,640 Views 38 Comments

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

# chemotherapy - Monday 11 July, 2016

A woman with cancer is turning her chemo treatments into funny and inspiring photo ops
# F**k Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# F**k Cancer

A woman with cancer is turning her chemo treatments into funny and inspiring photo ops

Jul 11th 2016, 8:28 AM 10,307 Views 1 Comment

What a lady.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

Feb 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 38,923 Views 61 Comments

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis
# Youcan Ireland
# Youcan Ireland

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis

Dec 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 23,575 Views 16 Comments

“Regardless of your age, gender or creed, when it decides to take hold, life as you know it changes forever.”

# chemotherapy - Friday 16 October, 2015

Around 200 patients contacted as HSE recalls chemo drugs
# Warning
# Warning

Around 200 patients contacted as HSE recalls chemo drugs

Oct 16th 2015, 10:38 PM 20,628 Views 22 Comments

The HSE said it was recalling the drugs as a “precautionary” measure.

# chemotherapy - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Sep 19th 2015, 7:10 AM 19,571 Views 32 Comments

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

# chemotherapy - Thursday 2 July, 2015

This Mam decided to get an amazing haircut before going through chemo
# Badass
From The Daily Edge
# Badass

This Mam decided to get an amazing haircut before going through chemo

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:49 PM 3,537 Views 1 Comment

We salute you.

# chemotherapy - Monday 1 June, 2015

'Spectacular' breakthrough as doctors trial drugs that could 'replace chemo in five years'
# Effective Cure
# Effective Cure

'Spectacular' breakthrough as doctors trial drugs that could 'replace chemo in five years'

Jun 1st 2015, 12:39 PM 21,202 Views 40 Comments

The immune system can be taught to attack cancer.

# chemotherapy - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer
# Campaign
# Campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Sep 17th 2014, 11:06 PM 15,661 Views 21 Comments

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Brave teenager who completed his Junior Cert while battling leukemia receives award
# Heroes
# Heroes

Brave teenager who completed his Junior Cert while battling leukemia receives award

Sep 9th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,505 Views 7 Comments

Yesterday’s 2014 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards saw a number of people honored in different categories for their contributions to society.

# chemotherapy - Monday 9 December, 2013

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'

Dec 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,202 Views 25 Comments

The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.

# chemotherapy - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Majella O'Donnell finished chemotherapy, feeling 'normal again'
# Daniel O'Donnell
# Daniel O'Donnell

Majella O'Donnell finished chemotherapy, feeling 'normal again'

Nov 30th 2013, 12:13 PM 14,856 Views 16 Comments

Majella shaved her head on the Late Late Show in September in order to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Drug offers first hope for advanced cervical cancer
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Drug offers first hope for advanced cervical cancer

Jun 2nd 2013, 12:45 PM 5,872 Views 7 Comments

Existing chemotherapy regimes are largely ineffective against advanced stages of cervical cancer, which leads to the deaths of 250,000 women worldwide every year.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug
# Cancer
# Cancer

New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug

Mar 19th 2013, 8:45 PM 12,430 Views 7 Comments

The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.

# chemotherapy - 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 385 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.

# chemotherapy - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo
# Cancer
# Cancer

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo

Jan 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,219 Views 1 Comment

Scientists at the RSCI and Beaumont Hospital develop a method that could avert chemotherapy if it won’t work.

# chemotherapy - Monday 17 December, 2012

Fears that cancer patients may skip chemo over financial problems
# Cancer
# Cancer

Fears that cancer patients may skip chemo over financial problems

Dec 17th 2012, 9:57 AM 6,351 Views 65 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has said that it has seen a rise in people applying to its Financial Aid Scheme in the past year.

# chemotherapy - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments
# Rats
# Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

Oct 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,006 Views 9 Comments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Column: Here’s how the HSE turned my expectations upside down
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here’s how the HSE turned my expectations upside down

Mar 25th 2012, 6:00 PM 70 Views 60 Comments

Coached by the media, Sean Finn thought HSE care for his mother would be slow, unreliable and impersonal. Here’s his story.

# chemotherapy - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong

Mar 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,810 Views 144 Comments

Medical journalist Sandra Ryan says ineffective alternative remedies, when used instead of mainstream medical treatment, can pose a massive risk to lives.

# chemotherapy - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery

Jan 4th 2012, 6:50 PM 2,511 Views 8 Comments

Cristina Fernandez is recovering after having surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid gland, and is cautiously expected to make a full recovery.

# chemotherapy - Monday 3 October, 2011

'Breakthrough' breast cancer test to be made available to public
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

'Breakthrough' breast cancer test to be made available to public

Oct 3rd 2011, 12:17 PM 517 Views 2 Comments

The genetic test can accurately identify the patients who remain at risk following surgery for breast cancer – determining who would benefit from chemotherapy.

# chemotherapy - Monday 19 September, 2011

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Sep 19th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,457 Views 3 Comments

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

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