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#Skin Cancer

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Warning to protect children in the sun as 90% of 10-17 year olds say they've had sunburn at least once
# Protect Your Skin
# Protect Your Skin

Warning to protect children in the sun as 90% of 10-17 year olds say they've had sunburn at least once

Jun 17th 2020, 7:45 AM 10,047 Views 4 Comments

New research was published by the Institute of Public Health and NUI Galway today.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Poll: Does the price of sunscreen influence your usage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the price of sunscreen influence your usage?

May 28th 2019, 9:23 AM 25,473 Views 61 Comments

Over 11,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'Stay safe, make smart decisions': Here's how to look after yourself during the warm weather
# Sun Safety
# Sun Safety

'Stay safe, make smart decisions': Here's how to look after yourself during the warm weather

Jun 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 16,388 Views 13 Comments

Met Éireann has said that this weekend will see temperatures hit as high as 25 degrees.

# skin-cancer - Friday 22 June, 2018

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 20,185 Views 14 Comments

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 PM 16,299 Views 9 Comments

The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

Vat rate on sunbed services almost doubles to 23%

Oct 10th 2017, 1:56 PM 8,871 Views 9 Comments

Senator Catherine Noone said that sunbeds are currently defined as “care of the human body”.

# skin-cancer - 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 70,407 Views 21 Comments

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

# skin-cancer - 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 11,469 Views 28 Comments

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

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:12 AM 14,660 Views 130 Comments

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

# skin-cancer - Saturday 6 August, 2016

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 776 Views 8 Comments

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world
# Health
# Health

Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world

Jul 14th 2016, 9:12 AM 20,918 Views 22 Comments

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland?

Jul 14th 2016, 9:09 AM 21,224 Views 56 Comments

Irish people are more susceptible to skin cancer – are we protecting ourselves?

# skin-cancer - Monday 9 May, 2016

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens
# Safety First
# Safety First

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens

May 9th 2016, 3:42 PM 33,430 Views 26 Comments

The UV Patch, which changes colour to indicate the different levels of sun exposure, will be launched here in June.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 28 April, 2016

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer
# Not Fair
# Not Fair

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer

Apr 28th 2016, 12:33 PM 12,140 Views 46 Comments

Being born with a red hair gene may double your chance of developing skin cancer.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery
# Word Of Warning
# Word Of Warning

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery

Feb 9th 2016, 8:58 AM 20,790 Views 23 Comments

The actor said he is “an example of what happens when you don’t wear sunscreen”.

# skin-cancer - Monday 14 December, 2015

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
# Progress
# Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 7,406 Views 3 Comments

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

# skin-cancer - Monday 19 October, 2015

Have more than 11 moles on your arm? Get them checked
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

Have more than 11 moles on your arm? Get them checked

Oct 19th 2015, 12:38 PM 23,087 Views 10 Comments

New research could help GPs identify those with a higher risk of developing melanoma.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

People are getting sunburned on purpose for 'sunburn tattoos'
# Sunburn Art
From The Daily Edge
# Sunburn Art

People are getting sunburned on purpose for 'sunburn tattoos'

Jul 7th 2015, 9:03 AM 8,720 Views 6 Comments

Everybody’s free (to wear sunscreen).

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Are you a 'young, affluent city-dweller'? (If 'yes' - maybe read this)
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

Are you a 'young, affluent city-dweller'? (If 'yes' - maybe read this)

Jun 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 23,406 Views 23 Comments

Why you need to cover-up in the city – even on these sunny-but-cloudy summer days.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...
# Cold Sores
# Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

May 27th 2015, 8:02 AM 13,354 Views 30 Comments

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral
# Warning
# Warning

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

May 12th 2015, 8:23 PM 61,207 Views 43 Comments

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# skin-cancer - Monday 2 March, 2015

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?

Mar 2nd 2015, 9:38 AM 17,970 Views 89 Comments

They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.

# skin-cancer - Friday 18 July, 2014

Child tanners banned from sunbeds
# Sun Bed Ban
# Sun Bed Ban

Child tanners banned from sunbeds

Jul 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 7,368 Views 49 Comments

Topping up a tan using sunbeds will no longer be an option for under-18s as new legislation comes into force on Monday.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 12 June, 2014

There's a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen
# Burn Baby Burn
# Burn Baby Burn

There's a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen

Jun 12th 2014, 9:42 AM 10,597 Views 40 Comments

It’s expected to reach 22 degrees today with a UV index between 6 and 8.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

Jun 4th 2014, 11:39 AM 12,628 Views 35 Comments

The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump
# Cancer
# Cancer

Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:55 PM 27,539 Views 130 Comments

The Minister for Finance said he received five weeks radiotherapy and then had a sarcoma removed.

# skin-cancer - Monday 5 May, 2014

Infographic: Here's how you spot skin cancer
# Melanoma Monday
# Melanoma Monday

Infographic: Here's how you spot skin cancer

May 5th 2014, 5:00 PM 38,844 Views 29 Comments

Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease in Ireland and most cases can be prevented if caught early. Here’s how to do that…

# skin-cancer - 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.

# skin-cancer - Friday 21 February, 2014

Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Padraig Harrington reveals he's had treatment for skin cancer

Feb 21st 2014, 12:33 PM 14,931 Views 7 Comments

The three-time major winner lost his father, Patrick, to cancer and said that he wanted to raise awareness of the disease.

# skin-cancer - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should planned legislation on sunbeds be stricter?

Dec 18th 2013, 9:33 AM 5,249 Views 48 Comments

Legislation to ban the use of sunbeds by under 18s and regulate the industry has been approved but the Irish Cancer Society says this is not enough. Do you agree?

# skin-cancer - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer
# Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

Nov 24th 2013, 10:59 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

Nov 24th 2013, 10:43 AM 31,707 Views 35 Comments

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

# skin-cancer - Friday 6 September, 2013

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002
# Ireland
# Ireland

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002

Sep 6th 2013, 8:44 AM 7,194 Views 9 Comments

The National Cancer Registry Ireland said that an average of 6,899 cases of invasive skin cancer were diagnosed each year in Ireland between 1994 and 2011.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain

Aug 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 22,711 Views 32 Comments

The sore, red and sometimes itchy skin that we get from too many rays is caused by a molecule called TRPV4, blocking it will block pain.

# skin-cancer - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun?

Jun 8th 2013, 11:11 AM 13,702 Views 114 Comments

What do you do to make sure your skin is protected from harmful UV rays?

# skin-cancer - Friday 7 June, 2013

294 deaths may have been caused by Irish... heatwaves
# Heatwaves
# Heatwaves

294 deaths may have been caused by Irish... heatwaves

Jun 7th 2013, 10:04 AM 18,061 Views 41 Comments

The study found that because Ireland’s climate is changing there will be more heatwaves, which may result in more heat-related deaths.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin

May 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 196 Views 37 Comments

People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.

# skin-cancer - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies
# Mole Mapping
# Mole Mapping

Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies

May 5th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,678 Views 18 Comments

However, the Irish Cancer Society believes it is more important for people to check and know their own skin rather than having their moles mapped digitally.

# skin-cancer - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland
# Health
# Health

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland

Apr 30th 2013, 9:18 AM 11,000 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.

# skin-cancer - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma
# Cancer
# Cancer

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal - but preventable - melanoma

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:30 AM 11,263 Views 5 Comments

Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.

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