Five-year survival rates in Ireland for those diagnosed with aggressive cancers have risen sharply since the mid-90s — but men are still far more likely than women to get cancer and to die of it, a study shows.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
It may not be immediately apparent to the 40,000 Irish people identified as having one form or another of cancer each year that the disease has become, if not a good news story, then a situation where possibility is an ever-more dominant presence.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
The heartbroken mum of a young footballer who died from lymphoma on the eve of his 21st birthday said she thought she was “a crazy woman on a rant” when she wrote a Facebook post, which has since gone viral, criticising the Irish Cancer Society’s shock ad campaign.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Cancer patients have criticised the Government’s high-profile medical card system reform plan, warning the changes have failed to change the focus on an applicant’s income, have left people in the dark and effectively allow the Coalition to "put a plaster over a wound that needs urgent surgical attention".
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014