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# prostate cancer

Last year
2022
# illness
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal reveals he has prostate cancer
The 70-year-old told RTL television on Sunday that the players ‘don’t know it’.
All time
Voices
Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'
As part of the Movember campaign, Stephen McIntyre shares his story of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer.
# Blue September
'Like a bullet out of the blue': Father-of-two diagnosed with prostate cancer says blood test saved his life
It is the most curable cancer among men but embarrassment and stigma means many won’t get tested.
# prostate cancer
Prostate cancer: 'If you are at risk, don't ignore it, go and talk about it and seek some advice'
3,474 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually.
# Cancer
'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment
Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.
# Tony Fenton Foundation
'When Tony was diagnosed with cancer, he was very low and couldn't find a way out'
A new charity launched in memory of Tony Fenton aims to facilitate honest conversations around men’s health.
# getting cancer
Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'
Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?
# Prostate
Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer
RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.
# Quality of Life
Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences
A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.
# Men's Health
'Typical man, 'I'm grand, no need to get it checked': Don't let prostate cancer sneak up on you
Tony Ward’s autobiography Twelve Feet Tall is shaped by his ordeal with prostate cancer.
# get yourself checked
"I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral"
November is prostate cancer awareness month. We get some stories from the frontline of the battle against cancer.
# Unbelievable Jeff
A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon
Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.
# mr testicles
A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon
Not unusual, no.
# Cancer Registry
The quality of life after having cancer depends a lot on your treatment
Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men in Ireland and there are more men living with prostate cancer than any other.
Voices
Column: Men are at greater risk of getting cancer, and dying from it, than women
The message for older and younger men alike, is to know the value of good health – it is in your hands.
# Hacked
Cancer charity rejects donations from Reddit users who viewed J-Law's nude photos
The charity said it would ‘never condone’ fundraising in this manner.
# Men's Health
'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth
The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.
Voices
Opinion: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 14 years ago – early detection is the key
Prostate cancer is common, and the risk increases with age, but three out of four men diagnosed won’t die as a result of their cancer.
# prostate cancer
Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk
Get to bed early tonight, lads.
# prostate cancer
New rapid response prostate clinic launches in Cork
Although it will be a private clinic, it will be included in a new prostate cancer research study and will contribute to a national database of treatment outcomes.
# Cancer
Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers
Compounds that appear to be new screening markers were identified in the US study.
# the big yin
Billy Connolly receives cancer treatment and is diagnosed with Parkinson's
The much-loved comedian underwent surgery for prostate cancer and has also been diagnosed with the initial symptoms of Parkinson’s disease according to a spokeswoman.
# prostate cancer
Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits
The kits, used as part of the early detection process to find out if patients have prostate cancer, were in use at the hospital between July 2012 and June this year.
# check yourself
One in three Irish men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime
The Blue September campaign is urging men to get checked as treatment for prostate cancer is one the increase.
Voices
Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer
The clichés we take for granted like “life’s not a dress rehearsal” take on renewed meaning after you have survived cancer. This second chance is one I won’t be squandering, writes Tom Molloy.
# Germany
Surgeons left 16 items in German man after operation
The man died last year and his family is seeking €80,000 in damages for his suffering.
# Hall of Fame
PHOTOS: 30 days of facial fuzz finishes as Movember comes to an end
Next stop: Decembeard.
# Mo Bro
'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember
The fundraising and awareness drive for men’s health has been supported by a raft of rugby stars.
# naked science
Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope
The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.
# Health
Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD
A new OECD report on worldwide health standards shows that Ireland has the third-highest mortality rate of 34 developed countries.
# Cancer
New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal
A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.
# Cancer
Support issues for prostate cancer sufferers highlighted - survey
Most prostrate cancer survivors feel that the side-effects of treatment were more intense than anticipated – and say they need more information and emotional support, according to a new survey.
# Breakthrough
Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough
Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.
# Men's Health
Gene test may save prostate cancer patients from needless surgery
A newly developed genetic test could help to determine which men suffering from prostate cancer are likely to suffer from more aggressive forms of the disease, experts say.
# Movember
How to cure PMS: Post-Movember Syndrome
Now that mustachioed Irish males have raised €1.1m for prostate cancer services, TheJournal.ie has some suggestions for keeping their faces warm in December…