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This year
2024
Leading cancer doctors write open letter to Taoiseach warning about Ireland's cancer services
'Concerning' delays for mammograms as Dublin hospitals struggle to recruit staff
Beaumont Hospital is considering outsourcing some appointments to deal with the backlog, one patient was told.
Patients are concerned it is taking months to get an appointment for certain scans, potentially delaying a cancer diagnosis
Extra consultants are due to start working in the coming months, but staffing levels remain an issue
"It is unacceptable that a person should wait too long before getting access to a vital diagnostic appointment," the CEO of the Irish Cancer Society said
Last year
2023
Women with cancer will be able to defer maternity leave under new legislation
'Skin cancer can be prevented': Survivor calls for suncream to be made more affordable
Fears over colon cancer waiting lists as doctors face 'race against time' to diagnose patients
Tánaiste says governance and management issues within overall HSE need evaluation
All time
'They're facing grave choices': Survey shows cancer patients cutting back on heating over costs
Families hit out at 'added stress' of hospital parking while children undergo cancer treatment
Calls for Govt to fix maternity leave issues for mothers diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy
Daffodil Day fundraiser to return in-person next month for the first time since Covid-19
'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
Debt collectors calling on cancer patients is 'immoral and must stop', say TDs
Progress on cancer survival at risk due to Covid-19 disruption, Irish Cancer Society warns
One in five people worried they missed out on diagnosis or treatment due to Covid-19 pandemic
Daffodil Day is happening today - and is once again taking donations online
Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF
Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid
Increase in cancer patients looking to spend last days at home amid hospital restrictions
Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society
Warning of premature cancer deaths over postponement of screening services
Charity urges people to contact GPs as normal with possible cancer symptoms during pandemic
Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19
Conan Byrne undertakes 42km marathon walk to Dublin's football grounds
'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned
'We even lost our house': Cancer patients facing crippling costs of as much as €1,000 a month
Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
Irish men at higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women
Minister: 'We need to start talking openly about fertility, sex and life in general post-cancer'
Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'
Paying tribute: 'Daff Man' on how he and his partner were supported by cancer nurses
'All of a sudden she has a mass on her left lung': Former NFL player Chris Draft on losing his wife to lung cancer
'This doesn't need to continue': Concerns over 'worrying' rise in lung cancer diagnoses made in A&E
Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies
Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill
Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'
Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority
'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients
'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses
Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'