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#Cancer Research

# cancer-research - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

A new study has found that an AI system can better identify cancer in mammograms.

# cancer-research - Friday 26 October, 2018

Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research

The Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign caught a few people off guard today.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan passed away one month ago today.

# cancer-research - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

# cancer-research - Friday 24 March, 2017

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Discovery from Irish researchers could pave way for new treatments for oesophageal cancer

This form of cancer is often resistant to treatment, but researchers say they’ve found a new means to fight it.

# cancer-research - Monday 24 November, 2014

Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album

It’s for charity so you can’t slag it too much.

# cancer-research - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# cancer-research - Saturday 23 August, 2014

'I feel like an iPhone with 1% battery' - Sean Buckley on running, swimming and cycling 2,000km for charity

Buckley and his friend, James Colbert, have set a target of raising €500,000 through the Endurance Challenge.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

This Brian Boru crown was made with unwanted gold and silver - and will raise money for cancer research

The crown will be displayed at the Dublin Horse Show this week.

# cancer-research - Friday 1 August, 2014

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Dr Alex von Kriegsheim based at UCD will investigate the role a small protein called ‘ISG15’ plays.

# cancer-research - Monday 28 July, 2014

Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds

James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

UCD scientist awarded €300,000 in international funding for cancer research

Dr Colm J Ryan will receive the funding over a four year period.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Half of new cancer patients in the UK will live for 10 years

Cancer Research UK want three quarters of people diagnosed to live for at least a decade within the next 20 years.

# cancer-research - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

# cancer-research - Friday 21 March, 2014

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Over 120,000 Irish people have taken part and donated to cancer support.

# cancer-research - Thursday 20 March, 2014

#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society €200k

#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society

€200,000 in donations has been received over the past 24 hours.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer Stay Strong

The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

# cancer-research - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why Twitter is full of men who aren’t wearing underwear Going Commando

Here's why Twitter is full of men who aren’t wearing underwear

We’ll try to keep it brief.

# cancer-research - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer

Results from over four thousand women were studied as part of the landmark ‘START’ research in the UK.

# cancer-research - Monday 2 September, 2013

Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers

In Ireland, lung, stomach, head and neck, and cervical cancers are all more common in areas of higher unemployment and lower levels of education.

# cancer-research - Thursday 29 August, 2013

World's first collaborative cancer research centre to open in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society made the announcement about the centre today.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists

Ten children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma each year in Ireland. The new findings is welcome news to families with sick children, like that of Robyn Smyth.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Irish men more likely to get cancer and die from it than women

Men are also three times more likely to get bowel, lung, bladder and stomach cancer than women.

# cancer-research - Sunday 17 February, 2013

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data

The supercomputer is getting through 600,000 pieces of medical evidence, two million pages of text and clinical trials in oncology research.

# cancer-research - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments

The Institute of Cancer Research in London is hoping to use a tumour’s DNA to better track cancer treatment.

# cancer-research - Monday 10 December, 2012

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

The non-profit organisation “Jewels for Cures” aims to recreate Brian Boru’s crown from the unwanted gold, before selling it off.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Kerry farmer raises over €20,000 for cancer research grants

Kevin Curran raised the money by driving his vintage tractor Betsy across America’s Route 66 in memory of his wife.

# cancer-research - Friday 21 September, 2012

Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre

The society says it recognises the importance of joined-up thinking to advance the quality of cancer care in Ireland.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer

A new study shows that compounds in substances like ginseng, tomatoes and turmeric can turn on genes that slow cancer from spreading.

# cancer-research - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

# cancer-research - Friday 13 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity It's My Party

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Robbie Doyle celebrates his birthday in a unique and brave way – by giving it to others.

# cancer-research - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?

We pour millions into cancer research. So where is it actually getting us?

# cancer-research - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From The42 Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me Jim Stynes

Jim Stynes inspired thousands to reach for the sky... including me

Former All Star hurler Tony Griffin travelled to Melbourne recently to learn about Jim Stynes’ charity work. This is what he learned from the Dublin-born AFL icon who passed away yesterday at 45.

# cancer-research - Thursday 23 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge 7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week In The Pink This post contains images

7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week

Fundraising drive will have you in the pink…

# cancer-research - Monday 20 February, 2012

Column: All the warnings of cancer were there, but I ignored them

Former trader Nick Leeson writes about his experience of cancer, and how it taught him the overriding importance of knowing the signs.

# cancer-research - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

# cancer-research - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz Fun Fuzz

How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz

Music singles, branded cookie cutters and, er, condoms… just some of the wacky ways to pay tribute to the mo’ bros and mo’ sistas.

# cancer-research - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Eleven-year-old fundraiser Harry Moseley dies after cancer battle Harry Moseley This post contains images

Eleven-year-old fundraiser Harry Moseley dies after cancer battle

Harry, nicknamed ‘Britain’s kindest kid’, raised thousands for cancer research while suffering from an inoperable tumour.

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