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#Cancer Research

# cancer-research - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:55 AM 20,951 Views 45 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

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

Oct 26th 2018, 7:06 PM 22,885 Views 10 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,689 Views 22 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

Cancer research fellowship launched in memory of author Emma Hannigan

Apr 3rd 2018, 12:45 PM 10,200 Views 4 Comments

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
# YOU CAN BANK ON IT
# YOU CAN BANK ON IT

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

May 26th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,242 Views 2 Comments

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
# Irish Cancer Society
# Irish Cancer Society

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

Mar 24th 2017, 3:03 PM 9,033 Views 11 Comments

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
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

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

Jan 18th 2017, 9:34 AM 13,126 Views 33 Comments

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
# Simply Having
From The42
# Simply Having

Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album

Nov 24th 2014, 6:07 PM 5,780 Views 8 Comments

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?
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 3,060 Views 134 Comments

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
# Endurance Challenge
From The42
# Endurance Challenge

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,797 Views 9 Comments

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
# Crowning Glory
# Crowning Glory

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

Aug 5th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,868 Views 20 Comments

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
# Science
# Science

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Aug 1st 2014, 7:00 AM 5,837 Views 5 Comments

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
# Endurance Challenge
From The42
# Endurance Challenge

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

Jul 28th 2014, 4:09 PM 5,380 Views 7 Comments

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
# Fellowship Fund
# Fellowship Fund

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

Jun 17th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,745 Views 5 Comments

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
# Survival Rates
# Survival Rates

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

Apr 29th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,191 Views 15 Comments

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
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Apr 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,656 Views 8 Comments

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
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Mar 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 23,535 Views 33 Comments

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
# €200k

#NoMakeupSelfie craze causes flood of donations to Irish Cancer Society

Mar 20th 2014, 5:19 PM 42,687 Views 37 Comments

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

# cancer-research - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,777 Views 3 Comments

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

# cancer-research - Friday 7 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,204 Views 1 Comment

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

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

Sep 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,492 Views 4 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Sep 2nd 2013, 2:31 PM 2,772 Views 12 Comments

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
# Breast Predict
# Breast Predict

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

Aug 29th 2013, 8:35 AM 5,493 Views 28 Comments

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
# Neuroblastoma
# Neuroblastoma

Breakthrough in childhood cancer treatment made by Irish scientists

Aug 14th 2013, 3:06 PM 11,300 Views 84 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Jun 11th 2013, 12:37 PM 6,154 Views 29 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data

Feb 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,952 Views 15 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

New Tumour Profiling Unit hopes to better target cancer treatments

Jan 29th 2013, 1:48 PM 3,087 Views 2 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

Dec 10th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,424 Views 3 Comments

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
# Charity
# Charity

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

Nov 28th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,876 Views 17 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Irish Cancer Society announces €7.5 million funding for research centre

Sep 21st 2012, 10:08 AM 2,232 Views 7 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Plant-based compounds slow the spread of cancer

Aug 29th 2012, 2:55 PM 6,537 Views 31 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

Jun 6th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,237 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Apr 13th 2012, 6:28 PM 8,267 Views 20 Comments

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?
# Behind The News
# Behind The News

Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?

Apr 1st 2012, 8:45 AM 15,470 Views 117 Comments

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

# cancer-research - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 280 Views 24 Comments

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

7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week
# In The Pink
From The Daily Edge
# In The Pink

7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week

Feb 23rd 2012, 5:27 PM 3,246 Views 12 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 525 Views 13 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

Jan 16th 2012, 11:07 AM 1,583 Views 3 Comments

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

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

How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz

Nov 20th 2011, 10:30 AM 3,508 Views 11 Comments

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
# Harry Moseley

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

Oct 9th 2011, 1:15 PM 1,428 Views 12 Comments

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

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