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

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

“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'

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pink makes the bulls wink.

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

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

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'

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

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

13 of the loveliest little moments from Daffodil Day 2015

It’s been a good day.

Someone is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes in Ireland

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer

The Irish Cancer Society has highlighted these ‘hotspots’ as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets under-way.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 28 March, 2014

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard

When Gavin O’Donovan was just six, a normal childhood accident brought him to hospital. It was there that he found out, by accident, that he had stage four cancer.

This year's "waterproof" Daffodil Day won't be affected by bad weather

Organisers say they have reassessed how they fundraise after torrential weather on the day caused donations to drop by 50 per cent last year.

# irish-cancer-society - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge People accidentally adopted polar bears while donating #nomakeupselfie money Frosty Fail

People accidentally adopted polar bears while donating #nomakeupselfie money

It seems a few rogue texts were to blame.

# irish-cancer-society - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Nice one: #NoMakeUpSelfie donations hit €1 million

Give yourself a pat on the back if you’ve taken part.

# irish-cancer-society - Friday 21 March, 2014

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Over 120,000 Irish people have taken part and donated to cancer support.