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#Irish Cancer Society

# irish-cancer-society - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'
# Uv Rays
# Uv Rays

'I thought a mark on my face was acne, but it was skin cancer'

Jul 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 70,530 Views 21 Comments

Orla Fallon was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma at the start of her Leaving Cert year.

# irish-cancer-society - Sunday 14 May, 2017

People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival
# No Evidence
# No Evidence

People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival

May 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,166 Views 55 Comments

‘People who lose weight during cancer treatment do not live as long and weight loss is preventable.’

# irish-cancer-society - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine
# Cancer
# Cancer

'Women will die needlessly': Call for push to increase uptake of HPV vaccine

May 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 10,176 Views 66 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society also wants the vaccination programme to be extended to include boys.

# irish-cancer-society - Monday 1 May, 2017

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers
# Outdoor Risks
# Outdoor Risks

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers

May 1st 2017, 10:47 AM 11,474 Views 28 Comments

Workers in these industries are being urged to be aware of the risks of exposure to the sun.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 24 March, 2017

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day
# Irish Cancer Society
# Irish Cancer Society

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

Mar 24th 2017, 3:03 PM 8,984 Views 11 Comments

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again
# Irish Cancer Society
# Irish Cancer Society

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again

Feb 21st 2017, 1:53 PM 23,460 Views 54 Comments

The ASAI made the ruling today.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful
# I Want To Get Cancer
# I Want To Get Cancer

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful

Jan 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 468 Views 94 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.

# irish-cancer-society - 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 20,615 Views 38 Comments

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

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you

Jan 4th 2017, 2:51 PM 39,975 Views 46 Comments

The campaign is based on different uses of the word ‘get’ and is aimed at people that are likely to get cancer in the next three years.

# irish-cancer-society - Thursday 8 December, 2016

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year
# Decoding Cancer
# Decoding Cancer

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year

Dec 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,958 Views 29 Comments

10% of all cancers in men and 3% in women are caused by alcohol.

# irish-cancer-society - Monday 31 October, 2016

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

Oct 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 12,805 Views 4 Comments

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'
# Health
# Health

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'

Oct 26th 2016, 8:40 AM 25,325 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society wants the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 implemented in Ireland asap.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Women across Ireland are wearing their wedding dresses to work today for a lovely reason
# Dare To Care
From The Daily Edge
# Dare To Care

Women across Ireland are wearing their wedding dresses to work today for a lovely reason

Sep 21st 2016, 9:03 AM 13,462 Views 7 Comments

It’s all part of Today FM’s new charity campaign, Dare To Care.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Public patients waiting 20 times as long for brain scans than private patients
# Wealth Divide
# Wealth Divide

Public patients waiting 20 times as long for brain scans than private patients

Apr 26th 2016, 9:59 AM 9,995 Views 105 Comments

“The grim reality of our healthcare system is that the difference between life and death can come down to your ability to pay for healthcare.”

# irish-cancer-society - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'
# Bowel Cancer
# Bowel Cancer

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'

Feb 18th 2016, 8:36 AM 19,824 Views 22 Comments

A review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital has identified 12 missed cancers, including one probable avoidable death.

# irish-cancer-society - Sunday 17 January, 2016

In this Irish Cancer Society debacle, let's remember they provide services that our government should
# Opinion
# Opinion

In this Irish Cancer Society debacle, let's remember they provide services that our government should

Jan 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 608 Views 42 Comments

Ireland is the only EU country that relies on charity and philanthropy to provide essential services to our most seriously ill citizens, writes Tom Clonan.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?
# Crunching The Numbers
# Crunching The Numbers

Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?

Jan 13th 2016, 11:58 PM 21,495 Views 38 Comments

How does the Irish Cancer Society spend its money, and do its explanations make sense?

Irish Cancer Society reverses controversial decision to cut hardship fund for children
# Financial Support
# Financial Support

Irish Cancer Society reverses controversial decision to cut hardship fund for children

Jan 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 10,270 Views 25 Comments

It has said that it hopes the move will “ease the hurt”.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Angry parents take to Liveline after Irish Cancer Society cuts off hardship fund
# Disgusted
# Disgusted

Angry parents take to Liveline after Irish Cancer Society cuts off hardship fund

Jan 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 39,953 Views 86 Comments

The fund was set up to help patients and their families who found themselves in financial trouble because of a diagnosis.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket

Dec 9th 2015, 11:19 PM 94,484 Views 324 Comments

The government has announced that it will be setting the price of alcohol at €1 a unit.

# irish-cancer-society - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Here's the wonderful tribute to Tony Fenton that just beat Adele in the charts
# Whole Lotta Live
From The Daily Edge
# Whole Lotta Live

Here's the wonderful tribute to Tony Fenton that just beat Adele in the charts

Nov 28th 2015, 1:50 PM 6,689 Views 1 Comment

The live performance took place yesterday afternoon.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland
# Comfort The Afflicted
# Comfort The Afflicted

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland

Oct 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,161 Views 5 Comments

The inability of women to take time off for treatment is part of the problem.

# irish-cancer-society - 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 19,542 Views 32 Comments

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

# irish-cancer-society - Monday 13 July, 2015

Irish children as young as 12 are using sunbeds
# Not Clever
# Not Clever

Irish children as young as 12 are using sunbeds

Jul 13th 2015, 6:43 PM 11,928 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society have described the news as “very worrying”.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here are the cancer warning signs that could save your life
# Be Aware
# Be Aware

Here are the cancer warning signs that could save your life

Jun 16th 2015, 3:34 PM 44,768 Views 18 Comments

Men’s Health Week runs from 15 June to 21 June.

# irish-cancer-society - Monday 15 June, 2015

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece
# Passive Nightmares
From The Daily Edge
# Passive Nightmares

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece

Jun 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 2,860 Views 2 Comments

#PassiveNightmares4Oscars2016

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Here's why you may have spotted pink bales across Ireland this month
# Barbie Bales
From The Daily Edge
# Barbie Bales

Here's why you may have spotted pink bales across Ireland this month

Jun 10th 2015, 11:40 AM 6,353 Views 5 Comments

Pink makes the bulls wink.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 17 April, 2015

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
# Smokes
# Smokes

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

Apr 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 13,900 Views 148 Comments

That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 27 March, 2015

He lost his parents to cancer - so he turned himself into the 'Daff Man'
# Fighting The Good Fight
# Fighting The Good Fight

He lost his parents to cancer - so he turned himself into the 'Daff Man'

Mar 27th 2015, 6:30 PM 12,726 Views 16 Comments

James Gilleran lost both his parents and an aunt to the disease.

13 of the loveliest little moments from Daffodil Day 2015
# Daffodilday2015
From The Daily Edge
# Daffodilday2015

13 of the loveliest little moments from Daffodil Day 2015

Mar 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,815 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a good day.

Someone is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes in Ireland
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Someone is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes in Ireland

Mar 27th 2015, 12:04 PM 11,388 Views 24 Comments

People are today asked to purchase a pin in support of Daffodil Day.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 20 February, 2015

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink
# Shave Or Dye
# Shave Or Dye

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink

Feb 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 21,723 Views 28 Comments

The Wexford TD took the bold step for Today FM’s Shave or Dye.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'
# Check Yourself
# Check Yourself

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'

Feb 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 38,342 Views 25 Comments

Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.

# irish-cancer-society - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'

Jan 18th 2015, 10:15 AM 20,636 Views 13 Comments

Frank Cox got lung cancer at the same age his dad died from it.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Poor people in Ireland are twice as likely to die of cancer
# Health Gaps
# Health Gaps

Poor people in Ireland are twice as likely to die of cancer

Nov 11th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,697 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society said there are “worryingly high” rates in some of the poorest parts of Dublin.

# irish-cancer-society - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Here's why Dublin's canal is looking pinker than usual today
# Plurabelle Paddlers
# Plurabelle Paddlers

Here's why Dublin's canal is looking pinker than usual today

Nov 1st 2014, 10:30 AM 10,606 Views 4 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69

Oct 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 6,701 Views 12 Comments

The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients
# Paint It Pink
# Paint It Pink

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:21 AM 5,391 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society also launched a campaign calling on people to ‘Paint it Pink’ to raise money.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 29th 2014, 3:44 PM 9,567 Views 12 Comments

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

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

The Irish Cancer Society and Science Foundation Ireland are joining forces to battle the disease
# Disease And Prevention
# Disease And Prevention

The Irish Cancer Society and Science Foundation Ireland are joining forces to battle the disease

Apr 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,137 Views 13 Comments

A new €7.5 million fund has been announced to bring higher education institutions and teaching hospitals closer together.