Mon, 15 Jun, 2020
An independent review of the smear tests of more than 1,000 women who developed cervical cancer is due to be published today.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Every three minutes someone in Ireland receives a diagnosis of cancer, according to the National Cancer Registry of Ireland, becoming one of the 40,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed each year, writes Gráinne McGuinness.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Every three minutes someone in Ireland receives a diagnosis of cancer, according to the National Cancer Registry of Ireland, becoming one of the 40,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed each year.
Our two weeks of Irish summer are something that we all look forward to.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
The number of deaths in relation to the cervical screening scandal has risen to 18.
Wed, 16 May, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Health Minister Simon Harris are protecting an “old boys’ club” which runs this State despite it costing the lives of women, the Dáil has heard.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Former Republic of Ireland soccer star Liam Miller is one of more than 500 people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the country this year.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
New figures show a dramatic rise in the number of cases of liver cancer diagnosed in Ireland.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer has increased over 300% in the past two decades.
More than four in 10 cancers can be prevented by making lifestyle changes, according to the Irish Cancer Society who has urged the public to consider their health when making their new year’s resolutions.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
Naomi Fleming tried to flick away what appeared to be a bit of chocolate on her leg and discovered a mole the size of a two cent piece on the back of her thigh.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
Skin cancer in Ireland is increasing among young people, according to the Irish Cancer Society.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Late diagnosis of bowel cancer is likely to continue because of the low uptake of a simple home test, it has emerged.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Irish women are among the highest in Europe for lung cancer in terms of incidence and mortality, according to a recent report.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
Fri, 09 May, 2014
Cork has the highest incidence of bowel cancer in the country. The Irish Cancer Society is urging people in Cork and other bowel cancer hotspots to make lifestyle changes to reduce the disease risk.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
Irish skin cancer rates have risen by 39% in little over a decade, with sun exposure in childhood contributing to as many as 4,280 adult diagnoses every year.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Men are more likely than woman to die from all types of cancer, researchers have revealed.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
Research in the Cork Harbour region has shown people living in the Cobh area believe they are at a greater risk of cancer because of a nearby chemical dump — even though no evidence exists to support those beliefs.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013
People with melanoma — the most dangerous type of skin cancer — are less likely to survive if they are from a deprived area, it has emerged.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2012
CANCER is a terrifying word for the parents of children diagnosed with the disease. How many children are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland each year and what are their prospects?
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
A 5,500-SIGNATURE petition aimed at forcing the Irish Government to clean up a toxic dump was handed to the European Parliament yesterday.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
FAMILIES with a cancer diagnosis are struggling to meet basic needs, resulting in a doubling in demand for financial assistance in the last 10 years, according to the Irish Cancer Society.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2010
About one-third of cancer patients face money worries paying for the cost of their care, campaigners revealed today..
Wed, 07 Jul, 2010
NEW research from a United States vaccine expert will have major implications for cancer treatment, swine flu vaccinations and vaccinations for other infectious diseases, it has been claimed.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2009
SUNBED use in Ireland must be regulated after new research found the cancer risk is as great as smoking, the Irish Cancer Society has warned.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2009
A THREE-MINUTE test for prostate cancer, the most common form found in Irish men, is being developed by scientists.
Wed, 20 May, 2009
ABOUT 10,000 people sought information and advice on prostate health from the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) in the past three years, with men making more than 80% of the enquiries.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2009
CANCER survival rates are increasing despite the rise in the number of cases being diagnosed, an all-Ireland report published today reveals.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
MEAT and dairy products may increase the risk of prostate cancer by raising levels of a cell-growth hormone.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2008
MEN who expect to die from prostate cancer have been offered new hope by drug researchers.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2008
LESS than one-third of men know age is the single biggest risk factor in developing prostate cancer, health chiefs revealed yesterday.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
Less than one third of men know age is the single biggest risk factor in developing prostate cancer, it emerged today.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2008
Incidents of male breast cancer in Ireland more than doubled in a two-year period, statistics show.
Tue, 25 Dec, 2007
FOR the first time in Ireland, the hidden financial costs of being a cancer patient will be scrutinised in two large-scale studies.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2007
We want to help you to connect with the people you love, but may not see, this Christmas. Every Saturday, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, we will publish your messages in print and online, starting November 28. Say it here, in the Irish Examiner.
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