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#Cancer

# 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.

# cancer - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week Blood Cancer Awareness

29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week

More than 2,000 people a year across Ireland are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live Rachael Bland

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live

Rachael Bland was diagnosed with breast cancer just under two years ago.

# cancer - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients Bills

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# cancer - Friday 24 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# cancer - Friday 17 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free Shauntelle Tynan

'It's the day we dreamed about' - Carlow woman says she is cancer free

Shaunteele Tynan raised over €700,000 for her treatment last year.

# cancer - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer Landmark Judgement

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# cancer - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36 RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019 Cancer

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

# cancer - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

From TheJournal.ie Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab CervicalCheck

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

# cancer - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy Cervical Check

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# cancer - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court Scandal

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

# cancer - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking' CervicalCheck

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

# cancer - Monday 23 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses Palliative Care

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

# cancer - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group Cervicalcheck Scandal

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation' Cancer Screening

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

# cancer - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity Europewide

Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity

Patients are being advised to keep taking their medication but to discuss their treatment with a pharmacist or doctor.

From TheJournal.ie 'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain Cervicalcheck Scandal

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

# cancer - Friday 29 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone Up With This Sort Of Thing

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone

The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.

# cancer - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment Testicular Cancer

Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment

Linehan shared the news of his testicular cancer diagnosis on Twitter earlier today.

From The Daily Edge Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer

The Father Ted creator tweeted that he’d already undergone surgery and would need chemotherapy.

# cancer - Friday 22 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out Be Prepared

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

# cancer - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

# cancer - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking Cervical Check

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

# cancer - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe Cervical Check

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.

# cancer - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies RIP

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies

The nightclub owner and self-styled King of Clubs was 77.

# cancer - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment Cancer

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# cancer - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# cancer - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo' The Eighth Amendment

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

# cancer - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again' Eighth Amendment

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

# cancer - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

# cancer - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere' Smear Tests

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# cancer - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal CervicalCheck

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

From TheJournal.ie HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died Smear Tests

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

The previous figure was 17 women.

# cancer - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment? Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# cancer - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral Go Fund Me This post contains videos

A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral

Michelle Beck is from Sligo but lives in Sydney.

From TheJournal.ie 'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show Cervical Check This post contains videos

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, three years after a smear test result incorrectly came back as normal.