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# Cancer

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
Oncologist: People with cancer are waiting too long for treatment in Ireland
Dr Michael McCarthy
Last month
June 2024
Pharma firms maximise profits in Ireland as patients struggle with drug prices
Investigate Europe reveals how big pharma funnels billions of profits through Ireland while high drug prices mean life-threatening delays for Irish patients.
The 15 largest European and US drugmakers publicly disclose over 1,300 subsidiaries in low-tax jurisdictions
These multinationals amassed profits of €580 billion in the last five years
This amount outweighs their research and development (R&D) costs of €572 billion
Kate Middleton says she will make her first public appearance in six months tomorrow
Cancer patients fighting Israeli government to avoid deportation to Gaza
Up to 40 people are affected and, to date, almost half have lodged petitions to stay in Israel and keep receiving medical care.
Lawyer Tamir Blank said patients who cannot receive the treatment or aftercare needed could end up in "a very dire condition"
Some people would have to return to refugee camps where the sanitation is poor and they may "not have access to even basic medical care"
Life with cancer in Gaza: 'Access to treatment is the least we can ask for in this war'
A man speaks to The Journal’s reporter in Rafah about his wife’s diagnosis – and how she cannot access treatment or find healthy food.
This year
2024
'Like a lot of men, I was in denial': Newstalk's Seán Defoe reveals testicular cancer diagnosis
Cancer links, environmental concerns and the years-long argument over banning artificial pitches
The use of rubber crumb has caused concern for both health and environmental reasons.
HSE approves new drug that can cut the chances of breast cancer recurring by over 30%
Leading cancer doctors write open letter to Taoiseach warning about Ireland's cancer services
Prostate cancer cases to double worldwide by 2040, new research suggests
Kate Middleton says she's 'enormously touched' by support after revealing cancer diagnosis
Britain's Queen Camilla meets Michelle O'Neill (and a baby) on solo trip to Northern Ireland
Nurse: Witnessing cancer and going through it yourself are two vastly different things
Deborah Murphy
Cockney Rebel frontman Steve Harley dies age 73
'Concerning' delays for mammograms as Dublin hospitals struggle to recruit staff
Beaumont Hospital is considering outsourcing some appointments to deal with the backlog, one patient was told.
Patients are concerned it is taking months to get an appointment for certain scans, potentially delaying a cancer diagnosis
Extra consultants are due to start working in the coming months, but staffing levels remain an issue
"It is unacceptable that a person should wait too long before getting access to a vital diagnostic appointment," the CEO of the Irish Cancer Society said
Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has ‘about a year’ to live due to cancer
Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has ‘about a year’ to live due to cancer
Last year
2023
Palliative care nurses report visiting cancer patients who cannot heat their homes
Sabina Higgins thanks public for support following breast cancer treatment
HPV vaccine 'significantly' reduces signs of pre-cancer in young women, study shows
Women with cancer will be able to defer maternity leave under new legislation
'Skin cancer can be prevented': Survivor calls for suncream to be made more affordable
'Exponential rise' in number of legal cases being taken against CervicalCheck, says WHO report
Lynn Ruane: 'Christy, you inspired me to live longer, love deeper and fight harder'
Lynn Ruane
2021 was second year in a row with fewer cancer diagnoses due to Covid, report finds
'Everyone has been touched by it': Importance of early cancer detection highlighted at Bloom
Broadcaster Esther Rantzen reveals her lung cancer has progressed to stage four
HSE to launch psychological supports for young people with cancer
Celine Garvey: 'I told her I had cancer - she later said she decided not to cry at that moment'
Celine Garvey
Skin lesion removed from Joe Biden’s chest was cancerous, doctor says
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny diagnosed with cancer but expected to make full recovery
Fears over colon cancer waiting lists as doctors face 'race against time' to diagnose patients
People in Ireland's most deprived areas have higher risk of dying from cancer, report finds
Woman who claims her cervical cancer test was misread sues State over refusal to grant supports
Michael Flatley undergoes surgery after being diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer
All time
'They're facing grave choices': Survey shows cancer patients cutting back on heating over costs
Taoiseach apologises to Stephen Teap in wake of CervicalCheck settlement
'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area
Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time
Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died