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#Cancer

# cancer - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Actor and activist Jane Fonda confirms she has cancer
# Chemo
# Chemo

Actor and activist Jane Fonda confirms she has cancer

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:25 AM 39,810 Views 8 Comments

The 84-year-old Oscar winner vowed to fight the “very treatable” illness.

# cancer - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Families hit out at 'added stress' of hospital parking while children undergo cancer treatment
# Hidden Costs
# Hidden Costs

Families hit out at 'added stress' of hospital parking while children undergo cancer treatment

Aug 31st 2022, 4:06 PM 20,131 Views 16 Comments

One parent told the report: ‘I feel guilty worrying about money because I’m so happy my children are well.’

# cancer - Monday 25 July, 2022

Garda awaits sentence for coercive control of his terminally ill former girlfriend
# Courts
# Courts

Garda awaits sentence for coercive control of his terminally ill former girlfriend

Jul 25th 2022, 7:32 PM 46,239 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court that he stole her cancer medication and she feared he would murder her.

# cancer - Monday 4 July, 2022

Aldi to include bowel cancer symptoms on its toilet rolls from the autumn
# New Initiative
# New Initiative

Aldi to include bowel cancer symptoms on its toilet rolls from the autumn

Jul 4th 2022, 6:45 AM 35,715 Views 23 Comments

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer found in Ireland.

# cancer - Monday 30 May, 2022

Cancer patients advised not to ignore weight loss during treatment
# Cancer Care
# Cancer Care

Cancer patients advised not to ignore weight loss during treatment

May 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 25,628 Views 5 Comments

A survey has shown that many people are not clear on the importance of nutritional care during cancer care.

# cancer - Thursday 26 May, 2022

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says

May 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 23,549 Views 11 Comments

The gas is linked to around 350 new cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year.

# cancer - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

May 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,289 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

# cancer - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Oasis guitarist Bonehead says he has tonsil cancer
# Paul Arthurs
# Paul Arthurs

Oasis guitarist Bonehead says he has tonsil cancer

Apr 27th 2022, 9:22 AM 22,642 Views 5 Comments

Paul Arthurs has said that he’s been told it’s treatable.

# cancer - Friday 22 April, 2022

Ex-Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram receiving treatment for cancer
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Ex-Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram receiving treatment for cancer

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:36 PM 5,831 Views 1 Comment

The Gers have sent their best wishes to the 58-year-old former player.

# cancer - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Population coverage of cervical cancer screening has been dipping since 2017
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Population coverage of cervical cancer screening has been dipping since 2017

Apr 13th 2022, 3:40 PM 10,144 Views 4 Comments

The report notes that since CervicalCheck began in 2008, it has reduced the incidence of cervical cancer by 2.8% per year.

# cancer - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Cliodhna Russell: 'I didn’t know what was ahead. I didn’t know how aggressive the cancer was'
# Voices
# Voices

Cliodhna Russell: 'I didn’t know what was ahead. I didn’t know how aggressive the cancer was'

Feb 13th 2022, 8:30 AM 63,480 Views 13 Comments

One year ago today, the newsreader and reporter was starting into cancer treatment just two weeks after becoming a mother for the first time.

# cancer - Sunday 6 February, 2022

'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year

Feb 6th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,641 Views 2 Comments

The service said it will be more in line with England during this time, which screens women every three years.

# cancer - Friday 21 January, 2022

US comedian Louie Anderson has died aged 68
# RIP
# RIP

US comedian Louie Anderson has died aged 68

Jan 21st 2022, 10:53 PM 41,604 Views 4 Comments

He appeared in films including Coming To America and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

# cancer - Monday 10 January, 2022

HPRA warning over online purchases of bogus cancer 'miracle cure'
# Gcmaf
# Gcmaf

HPRA warning over online purchases of bogus cancer 'miracle cure'

Jan 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 20,350 Views 0 Comments
  • Health product watchdogs are investigating the use of a so-called "miracle cure" for cancer, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • Quantities of the drug are suspected to have been brought into the country recently.
  • It is primarily being brought into the jurisdiction from North America, it is understood.

# cancer - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Progress on cancer survival at risk due to Covid-19 disruption, Irish Cancer Society warns
# Cancer
# Cancer

Progress on cancer survival at risk due to Covid-19 disruption, Irish Cancer Society warns

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 7,318 Views 6 Comments

The National Cancer Registry Ireland 2021 report was published today.

# cancer - Friday 12 November, 2021

Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'
# Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan

Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'

Nov 12th 2021, 8:15 PM 76,786 Views 50 Comments

Phelan said she is now receiving medication to treat her “symptoms”.

# cancer - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Tiger King’s Joe Exotic says he has ‘aggressive cancer’
# Cancer Diagnosis
# Cancer Diagnosis

Tiger King’s Joe Exotic says he has ‘aggressive cancer’

Nov 4th 2021, 4:46 PM 26,758 Views 3 Comments

Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, is currently being held in a Texas prison

# cancer - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Vicky Phelan returns to Ireland for palliative care after new tumours end US treatment
# Cancer
# Cancer

Vicky Phelan returns to Ireland for palliative care after new tumours end US treatment

Oct 3rd 2021, 4:29 PM 151,511 Views 47 Comments

The mother-of-two said she hopes chemotherapy will keep her alive ‘until Christmas at least’.

# cancer - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35
# Eileen Rushe
# Eileen Rushe

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35

Sep 28th 2021, 4:20 PM 43,375 Views 14 Comments

The 35-year-old mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer in December 2018.

# cancer - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 5:40 PM 251,240 Views 67 Comments

The singer had breast cancer.

# cancer - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Health minister hopeful of Budget boost for Irish cancer services
# Cancer
# Cancer

Health minister hopeful of Budget boost for Irish cancer services

Sep 4th 2021, 2:16 PM 7,800 Views 32 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said he expected the health service to see an increase in the number of patients presenting with cancer in the coming months.

# cancer - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'A true original both in comedy and life': Tributes as comedy star Sean Lock dies aged 58
# RIP
# RIP

'A true original both in comedy and life': Tributes as comedy star Sean Lock dies aged 58

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 1:14 PM 100,210 Views 77 Comments

The TV star and comedian died from cancer at home surrounded by his family.

# cancer - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Opinion: Being part of a trial for prostate cancer treatment has improved my life greatly
# Clinical Trials
# Clinical Trials

Opinion: Being part of a trial for prostate cancer treatment has improved my life greatly

May 13th 2021, 7:20 AM 22,411 Views 10 Comments

Peter MacNamara has been battling prostate cancer since 2011 and has found immunotherapy via a clinical trial to be hugely helpful.

# cancer - Sunday 9 May, 2021

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'

May 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 24,571 Views 12 Comments

Bryce Evans and Terry Phelan pay tribute to the late Alan McLoughlin.

# cancer - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60
# Screening
# Screening

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60

Apr 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 18,616 Views 12 Comments

Consultant Gastroenterologist Professor Pádraic Mac Mathuna is calling on those aged 60-69 to register for bowel screening.

# cancer - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

People waiting over a year for cancer risk tests due to 'overstretched' services, report suggests
# Cancer
# Cancer

People waiting over a year for cancer risk tests due to 'overstretched' services, report suggests

Apr 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,341 Views 6 Comments

Inherited faulty genes play a major role in 5 to 10% of all cancers.

# cancer - Sunday 7 March, 2021

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist

Mar 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,871 Views 8 Comments

“My perception is that there is an increasing reluctance to tend for smears because they just feel there’s relatively little point,” Dr Charles Gillham told TheJournal.ie.

# cancer - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,950 Views 12 Comments

There have been calls for a State backed back-to-work scheme for cancer patents.

# cancer - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'
# World Cancer DAy
# World Cancer DAy

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'

Feb 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 34,561 Views 7 Comments

Dr Greg Korpanty of University Hospital Limerick on cancer treatment in Ireland during a pandemic.

# cancer - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study
# Treatment
# Treatment

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Jan 28th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,107 Views 3 Comments

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.

# cancer - Thursday 14 January, 2021

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 11,116 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

# cancer - Monday 4 January, 2021

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF

Jan 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,445 Views 27 Comments

Expert says linking IVF funding with the commencement of legislation is a ‘way of putting it off’.

# cancer - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Number of people in Ireland living with or surviving cancer continues to grow
# Cancer Registry
# Cancer Registry

Number of people in Ireland living with or surviving cancer continues to grow

Dec 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 8,476 Views 10 Comments

After non melanoma skin cancer, the most common cancers in men are prostate cancer, bowel cancer and lung cancer.

# cancer - Thursday 26 November, 2020

2,000 cancer diagnoses may not have been made due to impact of Covid-19 on services
# Cancer
# Cancer

2,000 cancer diagnoses may not have been made due to impact of Covid-19 on services

Nov 26th 2020, 5:31 PM 10,496 Views 34 Comments

Referrals and attendances at clinics dipped significantly at the start of the pandemic.

# cancer - Monday 16 November, 2020

Cancer patients are at increasing risk of poverty due to Covid-19, charity warns
# Purple House
# Purple House

Cancer patients are at increasing risk of poverty due to Covid-19, charity warns

Nov 16th 2020, 1:29 PM 13,526 Views 21 Comments

Purple House Cancer Support Centre received almost 3,000 calls to its helpline since March.

# cancer - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'People are afraid': Only tenth of women invited for cervical cancer screenings made appointments
# HSE
# HSE

'People are afraid': Only tenth of women invited for cervical cancer screenings made appointments

Oct 10th 2020, 1:23 PM 28,816 Views 43 Comments

Out of 110,000 invitations, only 12,000 have come forward, according to CervicalCheck director.

# cancer - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid
# Financial Problems
# Financial Problems

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid

Oct 7th 2020, 6:10 PM 22,826 Views 13 Comments

To date this year, the society has received €2.8 million in legacy gifts.

# cancer - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Three out of 10 cancers in Ireland are 'potentially preventable through lifestyle changes'
# National Cancer Registry
# National Cancer Registry

Three out of 10 cancers in Ireland are 'potentially preventable through lifestyle changes'

Oct 6th 2020, 12:32 PM 31,346 Views 10 Comments

That’s according to a new report published by the National Cancer Registry.

# cancer - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Tributes paid to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43
# Chadwick Boseman
# Chadwick Boseman

Tributes paid to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Updated Aug 29th 2020, 1:26 PM 139,208 Views 56 Comments

His family announced the shock news on social media.

# cancer - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society
# Warning
# Warning

Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society

Aug 6th 2020, 1:01 PM 11,911 Views 26 Comments

It was reported today that a Department of Health briefing warns of a major backlog in cancer treatments.

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