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# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

'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 - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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.

# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'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.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 8 January, 2017

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-cancer - Monday 21 November, 2016

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.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 18 November, 2016

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.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The42 'Typical man, 'I'm grand, no need to get it checked': Don't let prostate cancer sneak up on you 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.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 14 November, 2015

"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.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon Unbelievable Jeff

A giant pair of balls took part in Sunday's London Marathon

Lots of people were quite amused at the sight.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A giant pair of balls has just run the London Marathon Mr Testicles

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cancer charity rejects donations from Reddit users who viewed J-Law's nude photos 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.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'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.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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 - Monday 20 January, 2014

Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk

Get to bed early tonight, lads.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Simple blood test can diagnose lung and other cancers

Compounds that appear to be new screening markers were identified in the US study.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 16 September, 2013

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 - Monday 9 September, 2013

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.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 7 September, 2013

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.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 16 March, 2013

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.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 17 January, 2013

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.

# prostate-cancer - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge PHOTOS: 30 days of facial fuzz finishes as Movember comes to an end Hall Of Fame This post contains images

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The42 'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember Mo Bro This post contains videos

'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.

# prostate-cancer - Sunday 28 October, 2012

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.

# prostate-cancer - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

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.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 14 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal

A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.

# prostate-cancer - Friday 30 September, 2011

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.

# prostate-cancer - Monday 19 September, 2011

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.

# prostate-cancer - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

Today, all parties switched their focus from issues that have dominated the election debate until now; the family of the late cystic fibrosis campaigner Anita Slowey pay tribute to her; and the IMF have (some) good news regarding Ireland’s progress.

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.

# prostate-cancer - Thursday 2 December, 2010

How to cure PMS: Post-Movember Syndrome Movember This post contains images

How to cure PMS: Post-Movember Syndrome

Now that mustachioed Irish males have raised €1.1m for prostate cancer services, has some suggestions for keeping their faces warm in December…