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# survival-rates - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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 14,627 Views 2 Comments

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

# survival-rates - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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 16,520 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.

# survival-rates - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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 6,771 Views 28 Comments

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

# survival-rates - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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 4,797 Views 22 Comments

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

# survival-rates - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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 4,182 Views 15 Comments

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

# survival-rates - Thursday 23 January, 2014

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 8,594 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.

# survival-rates - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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 5,827 Views 5 Comments

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

# survival-rates - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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 5,860 Views 14 Comments

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