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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019

#Cancer

# cancer - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'This doesn't need to continue': Concerns over 'worrying' rise in lung cancer diagnoses made in A&E Health

'This doesn't need to continue': Concerns over 'worrying' rise in lung cancer diagnoses made in A&E

Recent data revealed that one in four lung cancer diagnoses are made in emergency departments.

# cancer - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal CervicalCheck

'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal

Taoiseach says women of Ireland have his commitment that changes will be made to the health service.

# cancer - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie PODCAST: 'Irene didn't have to die and now she's part of this scandal' CervicalCheck

PODCAST: 'Irene didn't have to die and now she's part of this scandal'

Stephen Teap said he went public with his story this year so he can tell his boys when they grow up that he did everything he could.

# cancer - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

# cancer - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies Debt Collectors

Irish Cancer Society calls on HSE to stop referring patients' debt to collection agencies

The Irish Cancer Society is today publishing advice for patients on how best to deal with the charges.

# cancer - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears CervicalCheck

Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears Exclusive

The 35-year-old Cork woman died of cancer in July last year.

# cancer - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two cancer sufferers refused bail over €3.5 million cocaine seizure in Liffey Valley car park Flight Risk

Two cancer sufferers refused bail over €3.5 million cocaine seizure in Liffey Valley car park

Gardaí said the accused posed a flight risk.

# cancer - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Health minister says HPV vaccine will be extended to boys next year Cancer

Health minister says HPV vaccine will be extended to boys next year

Hiqa has also recommended switching to a different vaccination – one that protects against an additional five types of HPV.

# cancer - Monday 3 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'If I didn't take part in a clinical trial, I would have died' Better Care

'If I didn't take part in a clinical trial, I would have died'

Patients in Ireland are being encouraged to ask their doctors about clinical trials.

# cancer - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# cancer - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer Pembro

'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer

She was given a terminal diagnosis at the start of this year and Phelan said the drug Pembro is allowing her to live with the disease.

# cancer - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Prostate cancer: 'If you are at risk, don't ignore it, go and talk about it and seek some advice' Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer: 'If you are at risk, don't ignore it, go and talk about it and seek some advice'

3,474 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually.

# cancer - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018 Bbc 100 Women

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

# cancer - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman incorrectly told she didn't have gene that increased cancer risk now seriously ill with ovarian cancer Our Lady's

Woman incorrectly told she didn't have gene that increased cancer risk now seriously ill with ovarian cancer

The Sunday Times reported today on the case, and the woman has called for all cases such as hers to be reviewed.

# cancer - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College scientists discover major link between obesity and how the body fights cancer Natural Killer Cells

Trinity College scientists discover major link between obesity and how the body fights cancer

Up to 50% of certain cancers are attributed to obesity.

# cancer - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I was told I had cancer and would never walk again - I'm doing a 5k this week' Run In The Dark

'I was told I had cancer and would never walk again - I'm doing a 5k this week'

“I knew if I continued I could get this broken body to move again.”

From TheJournal.ie Former HSE chief calls Simon Harris 'a frightened little boy' CervicalCheck

Former HSE chief calls Simon Harris 'a frightened little boy'

The Health Minister has been defended by Charlie Flanagan, who said Tony O’Brien had “a pretty rapid fall from grace”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer Jeremy Heywood

'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have led the tributes to Sir Jeremy Heywood.

# cancer - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling Monsanto

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

# cancer - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Judge recommends establishment of tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims CervicalCheck

Judge recommends establishment of tribunal to deal with CervicalCheck claims

In his report, Justice Meenan recognises the “courage and fortitude” of the woman affected and their families.

# cancer - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected Cancer Screening

CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected

Dr Gabriel Scally told an Oireachtas Committee that an initial review to identify women involved was flawed.

# cancer - Monday 8 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments Budget 2019

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

# cancer - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families For Molly

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

# cancer - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill Public Health Alcohol Bill

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products?

The proposal is expected to be dropped.

# cancer - Monday 24 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients' Nutrition

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

# cancer - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning Add Aspirin

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning

The trial is taking part in the UK and India, as well as in 10 Irish hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer Eastenders

Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer

The former Eastenders star plans to undergo a hysterectomy.

# cancer - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle Chas And Dave

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

# cancer - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HPV test won't be rolled out until next year CervicalCheck

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

# cancer - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby' Rob Delaney

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases CervicalCheck

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases

The mother-of-one has said smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 were wrongly reported as normal.

# cancer - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs Smear Tests

Scally 'satisfied' with quality of testing in CervicalCheck labs

He also said how the families of the women affected were eventually told about the audit was “damaging, hurtful and offensive”.

# cancer - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review Cancer

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review Cervical Check

'Heartbroken at the disrespect shown': Criticism after leak of Cervical Check review

The review has concluded a commission of investigation does not need to be established.

From TheJournal.ie Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time Grease This post contains videos

Olivia Newton-John has cancer for the third time

Doctors have discovered a tumour at the base of her spine.

# cancer - Friday 7 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed Scally Report

The inquiry into the Cervical Check scandal has been completed

MInister for Health Simon Harris will meet with the author of the report Dr Scally next week.

# cancer - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

# cancer - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40 Rachael Bland

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients Nivolumab

'We can live normal lives': Life extending drug now available to hundreds of lung cancer patients

About 2,500 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.