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# world-cancer-day - Sunday 6 February, 2022

'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
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'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year

Feb 6th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,649 Views 2 Comments

The service said it will be more in line with England during this time, which screens women every three years.

# world-cancer-day - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'
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Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'

Feb 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 34,567 Views 7 Comments

Dr Greg Korpanty of University Hospital Limerick on cancer treatment in Ireland during a pandemic.

# world-cancer-day - Thursday 4 February, 2016

"One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time."
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"One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time."

Feb 4th 2016, 9:29 PM 13,494 Views 10 Comments

Ruth was diagnosed with breast cancer in June, 2014. She fought hard to beat it.

# world-cancer-day - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'
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# Check Yourself

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'

Feb 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 38,387 Views 25 Comments

Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.

# world-cancer-day - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns
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There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns

Feb 4th 2014, 9:14 AM 4,717 Views 8 Comments

The United Nations report highlights a regional imbalance in the rise, as well as a link to sales drives by tobacco companies.

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver
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# World Cancer DAy

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,210 Views 34 Comments

While the well known side-effects like hair loss and exhaustion are the biggest fears for patients, some others like a loss of libido are often not addressed and can be just as traumatic.

# world-cancer-day - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Ireland set for 72 per cent surge in cancer cases by 2030
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# Cancer

Ireland set for 72 per cent surge in cancer cases by 2030

Feb 4th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,433 Views 26 Comments

A UK-based study finds that Ireland’s cancer cases are likely to rise by 72 per cent in two decades, the highest in the EU.