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#Cancer

# cancer - Friday 23 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it' Daffodil Day This post contains videos

Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it'

James Gilleran spends every Daffodil Day on O’Connell Street raising funds and awareness for the Irish Cancer Society.

From TheJournal.ie 'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years' Column

'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years'

Liz Burke writes about her cancer journey on Daffodil Day.

# cancer - Friday 16 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals Fees

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

# cancer - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer RIP

# cancer - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man at Harvard Law: 'Days before my 24th birthday, I was told I had 6 months to live' Opinion

Kildare man at Harvard Law: 'Days before my 24th birthday, I was told I had 6 months to live'

Michael Mullen had beaten cancer twice before when he received his third diagnosis just four months into his masters in Boston.

From TheJournal.ie 'A campaigner to the end': Michael D Higgins pays tribute to author Emma Hannigan RIP

# cancer - Friday 23 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery Advice For Men This post contains videos

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery

The actor said he has been “in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure”.

From TheJournal.ie Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# cancer - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis St James's Hospital

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# cancer - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe Lollipop Day

Irish oesophageal cancer rates remain among the highest in Europe

However, new data reveals high success rates in curative approaches to oesophageal cancer treatment. Lollipop Day takes place this week.

# cancer - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby' Opinion

'At 32, I was told I had breast cancer just seven months after having my first baby'

We’re all familiar with the expression ‘life can change in an instant’, now it makes complete sense, writes Georgie Crawford.

# cancer - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer Toxic

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer

The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.

# cancer - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable' Acrylamide

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

# cancer - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE missed early opportunities to deal with missed cancers at Wexford hospital, report says Wexford General Hospital

HSE missed early opportunities to deal with missed cancers at Wexford hospital, report says

As of 18 January, a total of 13 people have been found to have had their cancer misdiagnosed.

# cancer - Friday 19 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads Cancer

Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads

In 83% of cases, the test was even able to narrow down where the cancer was anatomically located.

# cancer - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure Organ Donation

Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure

The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer Research

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

# cancer - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media Gardasil

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

# cancer - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

# cancer - Monday 25 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy' Column

Mysterious ways: 'Dad dies. I get cancer. That isn't a mysterious way. It's a double-whammy'

If my father had any heavenly control he would surely have arranged for me to win the Lotto, writes Peter Gunning.

# cancer - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life'

John Hartson says his former Celtic team-mate is “feeling determined” as he battles cancer.

# cancer - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth Dental Research

Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth

Further studies are testing whether antibiotics that treat the bacteria might delay the growth’s malignant development.

# cancer - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them Court

Ex-garda jailed for drink-driving and telling gardaí he would put a cancer curse on them

The judge said he had never heard “such vile utterances out of anyone in custody”.

# cancer - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill You've Been Warned

US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

# cancer - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis' Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# cancer - Monday 13 November, 2017

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

# cancer - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery' Read Me

Cancer: 'My Big C news had no Ali McGraw or Marcus Welby MD moment of discovery'

I neither look nor sound like a person with cancer but I know that could change tomorrow, writes Peter Gunning.

# cancer - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists Waiting Lists

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists

Susie Long created a national debate around the health service when she told Liveline she was going to die “because of hospital waiting lists”.

# cancer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# cancer - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Life extending drug now available to hundreds of Irish cancer patients Nivolumab

Life extending drug now available to hundreds of Irish cancer patients

Writer AA Gill described nivolumab as “more life spent on Earth – but only if you can pay”.

# cancer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock Tick Tock

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.

# cancer - Monday 2 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex Misinformed

Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he wasn’t “fully informed”.

# cancer - Friday 29 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'? Gardasil

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?

Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.

# cancer - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer Cancer

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

Hundreds of messages from well-wishers quickly poured in on Twitter.

# cancer - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them' Breast Cancer

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'

Mother-of-three Ger felt a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. With her family’s support, she managed to come out the other side.

# cancer - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Golfers warned not to risk skin cancer to get a tan Wear Sunscreen

Golfers warned not to risk skin cancer to get a tan

Researchers suggest golfers be targeted with information on the dangers of sun exposure.

# cancer - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Did you get it all?' This new test can check whether a surgeon removed all of the cancer Masspec Pen

'Did you get it all?' This new test can check whether a surgeon removed all of the cancer

The pen-like probe will be tested in breast cancer early next year.

# cancer - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.