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# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

'Like a bullet out of the blue': Father-of-two diagnosed with prostate cancer says blood test saved his life
# Blue September
# Blue September

'Like a bullet out of the blue': Father-of-two diagnosed with prostate cancer says blood test saved his life

Sep 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 52,444 Views 13 Comments

It is the most curable cancer among men but embarrassment and stigma means many won’t get tested.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Prostate cancer: 'If you are at risk, don't ignore it, go and talk about it and seek some advice'
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer: 'If you are at risk, don't ignore it, go and talk about it and seek some advice'

Nov 25th 2018, 10:30 AM 31,493 Views 28 Comments

3,474 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually.

# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

May 29th 2018, 8:37 PM 43,040 Views 38 Comments

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'
# Tony Fenton Foundation
# Tony Fenton Foundation

'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'

Jul 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 24,305 Views 7 Comments

A new charity launched in memory of Tony Fenton aims to facilitate honest conversations around men’s health.

# prostate-cancer - 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 20,618 Views 38 Comments

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

# prostate-cancer - Monday 21 November, 2016

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer
# Prostate
# Prostate

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

Nov 21st 2016, 12:23 PM 20,261 Views 16 Comments

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 18 November, 2016

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

Nov 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,487 Views 15 Comments

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'Typical man, 'I'm grand, no need to get it checked': Don't let prostate cancer sneak up on you
# Men's Health
From The42
# Men's Health

'Typical man, 'I'm grand, no need to get it checked': Don't let prostate cancer sneak up on you

Nov 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,809 Views 0 Comments

Tony Ward’s autobiography Twelve Feet Tall is shaped by his ordeal with prostate cancer.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 14 November, 2015

"I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral"
# Get Yourself Checked
# Get Yourself Checked

"I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral"

Nov 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 26,437 Views 3 Comments

November is prostate cancer awareness month. We get some stories from the frontline of the battle against cancer.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 27 April, 2015

A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon
# Unbelievable Jeff
From The42
# Unbelievable Jeff

A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon

Apr 27th 2015, 12:15 AM 5,170 Views 1 Comment

Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 26 April, 2015

A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon
# Mr Testicles
From The Daily Edge
# Mr Testicles

A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon

Apr 26th 2015, 3:03 PM 5,690 Views 1 Comment

Not unusual, no.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The quality of life after having cancer depends a lot on your treatment
# Cancer Registry
# Cancer Registry

The quality of life after having cancer depends a lot on your treatment

Jan 22nd 2015, 2:00 PM 14,357 Views 22 Comments

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men in Ireland and there are more men living with prostate cancer than any other.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Column: Men are at greater risk of getting cancer, and dying from it, than women
# Movember
# Movember

Column: Men are at greater risk of getting cancer, and dying from it, than women

Nov 1st 2014, 7:00 PM 76 Views 18 Comments

The message for older and younger men alike, is to know the value of good health – it is in your hands.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Cancer charity rejects donations from Reddit users who viewed J-Law's nude photos
# Hacked
From The Daily Edge
# Hacked

Cancer charity rejects donations from Reddit users who viewed J-Law's nude photos

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:31 AM 24,905 Views 61 Comments

The charity said it would ‘never condone’ fundraising in this manner.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

Aug 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,903 Views 37 Comments

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Opinion: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 14 years ago – early detection is the key
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

Opinion: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 14 years ago – early detection is the key

Jul 31st 2014, 8:30 PM 1,855 Views 16 Comments

Prostate cancer is common, and the risk increases with age, but three out of four men diagnosed won’t die as a result of their cancer.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 20 January, 2014

Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk

Jan 20th 2014, 1:44 PM 7,531 Views 15 Comments

Get to bed early tonight, lads.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 28 November, 2013

New rapid response prostate clinic launches in Cork
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

New rapid response prostate clinic launches in Cork

Nov 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,244 Views 2 Comments

Although it will be a private clinic, it will be included in a new prostate cancer research study and will contribute to a national database of treatment outcomes.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers
# Cancer
# Cancer

Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers

Oct 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,031 Views 16 Comments

Compounds that appear to be new screening markers were identified in the US study.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 16 September, 2013

Billy Connolly receives cancer treatment and is diagnosed with Parkinson's
# The Big Yin
# The Big Yin

Billy Connolly receives cancer treatment and is diagnosed with Parkinson's

Sep 16th 2013, 1:07 PM 17,767 Views 88 Comments

The much-loved comedian underwent surgery for prostate cancer and has also been diagnosed with the initial symptoms of Parkinson’s disease according to a spokeswoman.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 9 September, 2013

Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits

Sep 9th 2013, 10:28 AM 4,796 Views 11 Comments

The kits, used as part of the early detection process to find out if patients have prostate cancer, were in use at the hospital between July 2012 and June this year.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 7 September, 2013

One in three Irish men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime
# Check Yourself
# Check Yourself

One in three Irish men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime

Sep 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,780 Views 24 Comments

The Blue September campaign is urging men to get checked as treatment for prostate cancer is one the increase.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 109 Views 12 Comments

The clichés we take for granted like “life’s not a dress rehearsal” take on renewed meaning after you have survived cancer. This second chance is one I won’t be squandering, writes Tom Molloy.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Surgeons left 16 items in German man after operation
# Germany
# Germany

Surgeons left 16 items in German man after operation

Jan 17th 2013, 1:33 PM 19,285 Views 19 Comments

The man died last year and his family is seeking €80,000 in damages for his suffering.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 1 December, 2012

PHOTOS: 30 days of facial fuzz finishes as Movember comes to an end
# Hall Of Fame
From The Daily Edge
# Hall Of Fame

PHOTOS: 30 days of facial fuzz finishes as Movember comes to an end

Dec 1st 2012, 3:40 PM 18,361 Views 7 Comments

Next stop: Decembeard.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 1 November, 2012

'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember
# Mo Bro
From The42
# Mo Bro

'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember

Nov 1st 2012, 12:08 PM 1,659 Views 1 Comment

The fundraising and awareness drive for men’s health has been supported by a raft of rugby stars.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope
# Naked Science
# Naked Science

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope

Oct 28th 2012, 6:16 PM 8,245 Views 4 Comments

The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.

# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD
# Health
# Health

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD

Nov 29th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,465 Views 5 Comments

A new OECD report on worldwide health standards shows that Ireland has the third-highest mortality rate of 34 developed countries.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 14 October, 2011

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal
# Cancer
# Cancer

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal

Oct 14th 2011, 7:30 AM 227 Views 0 Comments

A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 30 September, 2011

Support issues for prostate cancer sufferers highlighted - survey
# Cancer
# Cancer

Support issues for prostate cancer sufferers highlighted - survey

Sep 30th 2011, 3:20 PM 336 Views 4 Comments

Most prostrate cancer survivors feel that the side-effects of treatment were more intense than anticipated – and say they need more information and emotional support, according to a new survey.

# prostate-cancer - 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 1,448 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.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Gene test may save prostate cancer patients from needless surgery
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

Gene test may save prostate cancer patients from needless surgery

Feb 9th 2011, 3:10 PM 771 Views 0 Comments

A newly developed genetic test could help to determine which men suffering from prostate cancer are likely to suffer from more aggressive forms of the disease, experts say.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 2 December, 2010

How to cure PMS: Post-Movember Syndrome
# Movember
# Movember

How to cure PMS: Post-Movember Syndrome

Dec 2nd 2010, 8:34 PM 841 Views 0 Comments

Now that mustachioed Irish males have raised €1.1m for prostate cancer services, TheJournal.ie has some suggestions for keeping their faces warm in December…