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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Lung

All time
# alpha-1
'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug
People are set to lose access to Respreeza at the end of the month.
# Organ Donation
More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.
# 2040
Rate of non-melanoma skin cancer predicted to increase by over 350%
Incidents of cancer overall are expected to double according to figures from the National Cancer Registry.
# Gift of Life
Meet the people beginning a new life in 2014 thanks to organ transplants
2013 was a record year for organ transplants in Ireland – here are the stories of two people who have a new lease of life in 2014 thanks to the generosity of others.
# Treatment
"Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years
St James’s Hospital published its first ten year cancer treatment audit, which looks from 2002 to 2012.
# Cancer
Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment
MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.
# TB
'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide
A large international study has revealed alarming levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis across the globe.
# Blue September
Blue September comes to Ireland
Irish men asked to ‘face up to cancer’ during a Blue September.
# Cancer
Lung cancer rate in older women doubles
A British study has shown that lung cancer rates in women over 60 have doubled – caused, experts say, by the surge in female smokers in the 1960s and 1970s.
# Tuberculosis
TB screening begins in Cork
Over 220 children and adults are being screened for TB following an outbreak.