World Cancer Day: Survival rates rising; Appeal for everyone to reduce risk

Today marks World Cancer Day and charities and health authorities are using the occasion to raise awareness of the illness.

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Clampdown on quack medicine could be on the way

A clampdown could be on the way on so-called quack medicine.

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Boost for cancer research as Irish Cancer Society announce new investment

The Irish Cancer Society has today announced a major investment to foster the growth of cancer research, which it hopes will significantly benefit people with cancer in Ireland.

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ICS concerned by proportion of cancer diagnoses happening in emergency departments

The Irish Cancer Society has expressed concern about the proportion of cancer diagnoses happening in emergency departments.

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New research on lung cancer causing gene hailed as important step towards new cancer therapies.

Researchers at Okayama University have revealed an approach for suppressing the expression of the SOX2 protein, a cancer causing gene associated with both lung and esophageal cancer.

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40,000 people disgnosed with cancer every year

The latest figures show 9,000 people are dying from the disease annually with lung cancer being the biggest killer.

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Less than two in five hospitals offer free parking for cancer patients, survey reveals

Less than two in five Irish hospitals are providing free car parking to cancer patients, according to a recent survey.

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John McCain describes brain cancer prognosis as "pretty good".

Senator John McCain says his battle with brain cancer is a challenge but his prognosis is "pretty good".

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Skin cancer rates at record high in Ireland

The rate of skin cancer is at a record high in Ireland, it has emerged.

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Government urged to remove and reduce charges affecting 'struggling' cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called on the Government to remove and reduce charges that are "driving people to the wall" in Budget 2018.

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New test could highlight women at highest risk of recurring breast cancer

Testing for immune cell "hotspots" around tumours could help identify women at high risk of relapsing breast cancer, say scientists.

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