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Irish cancer survival rates jump among wealthy nations - but ovarian cancer remains a concern
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Irish cancer survival rates jump among wealthy nations - but ovarian cancer remains a concern

Sep 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,716 Views 2 Comments

The results of a major study of 3.9 million cases of cancer across seven counties were published today.

Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers
# Stopping Spreading
# Stopping Spreading

Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers

Apr 21st 2016, 9:25 AM 16,575 Views 55 Comments

A new study has shown that a low dose of the drug is effective during the treatment of bowel, breast and prostate cancer.

Lung cancer is killing 34% more Irish women than the EU average
# Disease
# Disease

Lung cancer is killing 34% more Irish women than the EU average

Dec 18th 2014, 1:30 PM 6,803 Views 28 Comments

New research also found that more Irish men are dying from melanoma skin cancer.

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

May 29th 2014, 9:37 AM 4,824 Views 22 Comments

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

Half of new cancer patients in the UK will live for 10 years
# Survival Rates
# Survival Rates

Half of new cancer patients in the UK will live for 10 years

Apr 29th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,191 Views 15 Comments

Cancer Research UK want three quarters of people diagnosed to live for at least a decade within the next 20 years.

If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it
# Survival Rates
# Survival Rates

If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,607 Views 12 Comments

A major study has found that some 11,000 lives could have been saved if UK patients had received the same care as people in Sweden.

Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence
# Health
# Health

Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence

Dec 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,863 Views 5 Comments

Study by Trinity College Dublin scientists found that taking the treatment consistently over five years has real benefits for survival.

Ireland falls 10% behind Europe in some cancer survival rates
# Ovarian
# Ovarian

Ireland falls 10% behind Europe in some cancer survival rates

Dec 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,884 Views 14 Comments

Ireland fell behind the average with colon, kidney, and ovarian cancer, while eastern Europe showed a lower overall survival rate.