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# Radiotherapy

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# youcan ireland
'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis
“Regardless of your age, gender or creed, when it decides to take hold, life as you know it changes forever.”
# Cancer
Michael Noonan received treatment for skin cancer after finding lump
The Minister for Finance said he received five weeks radiotherapy and then had a sarcoma removed.
# Cancer Research
Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer
Results from over four thousand women were studied as part of the landmark ‘START’ research in the UK.
# Radiotherapy
Not enough radiotherapy machines to meet Ireland's cancer needs - study
The Lancet study showed that there is a 4 per cent unmet need in Ireland.
# Breast Cancer
Drug combination ‘shrinks’ secondary brain tumours in breast cancer patients
A ‘sizeable and increasing’ proportion of women with advanced breast cancer are developing secondary brain cancer.
# Diabetes
Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.
# All Clear
Cork girl, 4, to return home after successful cancer treatment
Megan Malone, who has been undergoing treatment for a rare form of brain tumour, will complete treatment tomorrow.
# Cancer bus
Cancer patients welcome the provision of a luxury bus in Sligo
The vehicle will give comfort to those travelling 380 kilometres between Sligo and Galway for treatment.