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# tumour - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'I was told I had cancer and would never walk again - I'm doing a 5k this week'

“I knew if I continued I could get this broken body to move again.”

# tumour - Monday 24 October, 2016

Introducing Lynlee Boemer - a baby who has quite literally been born twice

Lynlee Hope was diagnosed as having a rare tumour while still in the womb, and underwent surgery performed via caesarean section.

# tumour - Sunday 26 June, 2016

College graduates at higher risk of cancerous brain tumours, researchers find

“It was a surprising result which is difficult to explain,” the lead author of the study said.

# tumour - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Irish family face $2million in medical bills after daughter diagnosed with tumour

Fundraising is ongoing in the US and Ireland to help the family.

# tumour - Friday 3 April, 2015

Scientists are developing personalised cancer 'vaccines'

New research shows our bodies can be trained to fight certain kinds of tumours.

# tumour - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

# tumour - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved By George

This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved

George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.

# tumour - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Doctor makes posthumous plea on YouTube for assisted suicide

Dr Donald Low died eight days ago – but before he did, he recorded a video pleading for laws to be changed to allow for assisted suicide.

# tumour - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Column: I was diagnosed with cancer at just 22 – here's what all men need to know

Testicular cancer doesn’t select age, lifestyle, or when it’s the most convenient for you to deal with it. Men young and old need to conquer whatever fear or embarrassment they might feel and check for warning signs, writes Aodhán Gregory.

# tumour - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug

The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.

# tumour - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From The42 Tito Vilanova set for 6 weeks of cancer treatment Barca

Tito Vilanova set for 6 weeks of cancer treatment

The Barcelona head coach suffered a tumour relapse, the club confirmed today.

# tumour - Sunday 28 October, 2012

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile Phone Safety This post contains videos

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile

Questions remain over the long-term effects of mobiles. What proactive precautions can you take, just in case?

# tumour - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Doctors remove 33-pound tumour from child, 2, who weighs 26-pounds

The doctor in Mexico City said it was the first time doctors there had removed a tumour bigger than a person carrying it.

# tumour - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours

Researchers say that a new type of gene therapy could be used to target cancer cells while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.

# tumour - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From The42 Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op Fighter

Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op

The Dublin-born footballer is hoping to travel to South America after getting an eleventh-hour reprieve in his fight against cancer.

# tumour - Monday 29 August, 2011

Cork girl, 4, to return home after successful cancer treatment

Megan Malone, who has been undergoing treatment for a rare form of brain tumour, will complete treatment tomorrow.

# tumour - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Sean Lyne is suffering from stage four cancer and has discovered a clinic in the US that could offer him a life-saving treatment.

# tumour - Monday 11 July, 2011

Four-year-old who had 'weeks to live' given all-clear from cancer

Cork-born Megan Malone and her parents were given the good news by doctors treating her in the US.

# tumour - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

New drug slows tumour growth

The company behind the new drug, Afinitor, will file for worldwide regulatory approval this week.