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# cancer - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning
# Add Aspirin
# Add Aspirin

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning

Sep 23rd 2018, 3:24 PM 12,520 Views 11 Comments

The trial is taking part in the UK and India, as well as in 10 Irish hospitals.

Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer
# Eastenders
# Eastenders

Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer

Sep 23rd 2018, 1:10 PM 85,476 Views 26 Comments

The former Eastenders star plans to undergo a hysterectomy.

# cancer - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle
# Chas And Dave
# Chas And Dave

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

Sep 22nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,103 Views 9 Comments

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

Sep 19th 2018, 9:26 PM 10,493 Views 26 Comments

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

# cancer - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'
# Rob Delaney
# Rob Delaney

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Sep 18th 2018, 2:17 PM 21,368 Views 9 Comments

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases

Sep 18th 2018, 1:02 PM 8,044 Views 0 Comments

The mother-of-one has said smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 were wrongly reported as normal.

# cancer - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,927 Views 17 Comments

He also said how the families of the women affected were eventually told about the audit was “damaging, hurtful and offensive”.

# cancer - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 40,026 Views 54 Comments

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review

Sep 11th 2018, 8:38 AM 19,273 Views 28 Comments

The review has concluded a commission of investigation does not need to be established.

Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time
# Grease
# Grease

Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time

Sep 11th 2018, 7:29 AM 32,686 Views 14 Comments

Doctors have discovered a tumour at the base of her spine.

# cancer - Friday 7 September, 2018

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed
# Scally Report
# Scally Report

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

Sep 7th 2018, 10:11 PM 11,769 Views 35 Comments

MInister for Health Simon Harris will meet with the author of the report Dr Scally next week.

# cancer - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers
# Queen's University
# Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

Sep 6th 2018, 2:43 PM 29,543 Views 21 Comments

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

# cancer - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40
# Rachael Bland
# Rachael Bland

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Sep 5th 2018, 11:40 AM 58,679 Views 19 Comments

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients
# Nivolumab
# Nivolumab

'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients

Sep 5th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,498 Views 5 Comments

About 2,500 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

# cancer - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week
# Blood Cancer Awareness
# Blood Cancer Awareness

29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week

Sep 4th 2018, 9:17 PM 9,790 Views 10 Comments

More than 2,000 people a year across Ireland are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live
# Rachael Bland
# Rachael Bland

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live

Sep 4th 2018, 12:55 PM 88,910 Views 27 Comments

Rachael Bland was diagnosed with breast cancer just under two years ago.

# cancer - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients
# Bills
# Bills

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

Sep 1st 2018, 5:30 PM 18,606 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# cancer - Friday 24 August, 2018

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment
# Family Statement
# Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

Aug 24th 2018, 4:42 PM 32,446 Views 54 Comments

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# cancer - Friday 17 August, 2018

'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free
# Shauntelle Tynan
# Shauntelle Tynan

'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free

Aug 17th 2018, 10:14 PM 28,212 Views 26 Comments

Shaunteele Tynan raised over €700,000 for her treatment last year.

# cancer - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer
# Landmark Judgement
# Landmark Judgement

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,279 Views 61 Comments

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# cancer - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Aug 9th 2018, 7:57 AM 7,941 Views 9 Comments

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019
# Cancer
# Cancer

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

Aug 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,819 Views 86 Comments

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

# cancer - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 34,122 Views 66 Comments

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Aug 1st 2018, 3:06 PM 33,091 Views 0 Comments

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

# cancer - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer
# Jarrod Lyle
From The42
# Jarrod Lyle

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

Jul 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 52,990 Views 16 Comments

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,108 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# cancer - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
# Scandal
# Scandal

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Jul 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,406 Views 110 Comments

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

# cancer - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 2:05 PM 17,094 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

# cancer - Monday 23 July, 2018

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 13,314 Views 8 Comments

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

# cancer - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

Jul 10th 2018, 7:09 PM 7,039 Views 5 Comments

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'
# Cancer Screening
# Cancer Screening

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

Jul 10th 2018, 2:11 PM 10,248 Views 33 Comments

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

# cancer - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity
# Europewide
# Europewide

Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity

Jul 5th 2018, 10:23 PM 27,906 Views 20 Comments

Patients are being advised to keep taking their medication but to discuss their treatment with a pharmacist or doctor.

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Jul 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 65,041 Views 43 Comments

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

# cancer - Friday 29 June, 2018

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone
# Up With This Sort Of Thing
# Up With This Sort Of Thing

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone

Jun 29th 2018, 9:07 AM 19,821 Views 37 Comments

The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.

# cancer - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment
# Testicular Cancer
# Testicular Cancer

Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment

Jun 27th 2018, 5:59 PM 16,589 Views 16 Comments

Linehan shared the news of his testicular cancer diagnosis on Twitter earlier today.

Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer
# Graham Linehan
From The Daily Edge
# Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer

Jun 27th 2018, 3:13 PM 2,258 Views 0 Comments

The Father Ted creator tweeted that he’d already undergone surgery and would need chemotherapy.

# cancer - Friday 22 June, 2018

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 20,220 Views 14 Comments

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

# cancer - Friday 15 June, 2018

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,157 Views 10 Comments

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

# cancer - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Jun 14th 2018, 3:54 PM 92,130 Views 49 Comments

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

# cancer - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

Jun 13th 2018, 1:20 PM 25,622 Views 44 Comments

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.