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#Cancer

# cancer - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia' Research

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# cancer - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful I Want To Get Cancer

Debate: The shock tactics of the Irish Cancer Society's new campaign are hurtful

The Irish Cancer Society’s controversial “I want to get cancer” awareness campaign launched last week.

# cancer - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late' Getting Cancer

Men's attitude to cancer: 'We don't do what we should - when we finally do, it's too late'

Why are men are 36% more likely to die of cancer compared to women, and how can we change this?

# cancer - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you Epidemic

'I want to get cancer': the new campaign that aims to shock you

The campaign is based on different uses of the word ‘get’ and is aimed at people that are likely to get cancer in the next three years.

# cancer - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

# cancer - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life Opinion

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life

In an extract from her autobiography, business woman Jo Malone writes about being told she had breast cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

# cancer - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial Early Access

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial

The 50 Irish patients will join almost 5,000 taking part worldwide on the trial.

# cancer - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The risk of dying of cancer is significantly higher among Irish men than Irish women Fatal

The risk of dying of cancer is significantly higher among Irish men than Irish women

Both diagnoses and death rates are higher among men.

# cancer - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Cancer can take such a toll. Cannabis has helped me. It picks me up' Medicinal Use

'Cancer can take such a toll. Cannabis has helped me. It picks me up'

A terminally ill cancer patient, who has self-treated with cannabis, says legislation must pass in Ireland.

# cancer - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year Decoding Cancer

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year

10% of all cancers in men and 3% in women are caused by alcohol.

# cancer - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fad diets harming Irish cancer patients Malnutrition

Fad diets harming Irish cancer patients

Having a poor diet can even have major implications for the overall outcome of cancer treatment, say doctors.

# cancer - Friday 25 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie First Irish man to get 'revolutionary' cancer treatment sees tumours reduce CAR T

First Irish man to get 'revolutionary' cancer treatment sees tumours reduce

Finian Kenny was given 18 months to live before being treated with CAR T-Cell therapy

# cancer - Monday 21 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer Prostate

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

# cancer - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer Health

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

# cancer - Friday 18 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What are the implications of freezing your body after you die? Cryonics

What are the implications of freezing your body after you die?

A landmark case in the UK – thought to be the first of its kind – has thrown up a lot of questions.

From TheJournal.ie Girl who died of cancer won the right to have her body frozen Cryonics

Girl who died of cancer won the right to have her body frozen

“I am only 14-years-old and I don’t want to die but I know I am going to die,” she had written to the judge.

From TheJournal.ie Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences Quality Of Life

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# cancer - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Leonard Cohen died from a fall, his manager confirms Tower Of Song

Leonard Cohen died from a fall, his manager confirms

New Yorker journalist David Remnick last week said the singer was in deep pain from cancer, however.

# cancer - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge People were blown away by the bravery of cancer sufferer Annie on First Dates last night Keep Swimming

People were blown away by the bravery of cancer sufferer Annie on First Dates last night

“You’ve got to live life. That’s what you’ve got to do.”

# cancer - Monday 7 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there' Breast Cancer

Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'

Her friend and fellow actor Sarah Michelle Gellar presented her with a Courage Award.

# cancer - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son has been diagnosed with cancer Buble

Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son has been diagnosed with cancer

The singer has said that he and his wife are ‘devastated’ at the news.

# cancer - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I love Michael Douglas, but he's misinformed': Val Kilmer speaks out on cancer claims Val Kilmer

'I love Michael Douglas, but he's misinformed': Val Kilmer speaks out on cancer claims

Michael Douglas had said it wasn’t looking good for his friend.

# cancer - Monday 31 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

# cancer - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol' Health

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'

The Irish Cancer Society wants the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 implemented in Ireland asap.

# cancer - Monday 17 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital Treatment

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital

Cancer in Ireland is projected to double by 2040, with increases in all types of the disease.

# cancer - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing' Death Charter

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

# cancer - Sunday 9 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients Progress

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients

40% of kidney cancer patients saw their tumours significantly reduce, while 10% were left with “no detectable sign of cancer” at all.

# cancer - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hospital group defends cut to cancer patient transport service Services

Hospital group defends cut to cancer patient transport service

The group says that it is currently in the process of financial planning for 2017.

# cancer - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity' Coffee Morning

Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity'

“The hospice just embraces death … and gives people the finest death possible.”

# cancer - Friday 2 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "I caught it early, I’m incredibly lucky": Singer Brian Kennedy reveals he has cancer Cancer Battle

"I caught it early, I’m incredibly lucky": Singer Brian Kennedy reveals he has cancer

Kennedy said that tests had shown the cancer hadn’t spread to his other organs and that it had been caught early.

# cancer - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Couple who battled cancer at the same time in different continents 'glad everyday they get up' Support

Couple who battled cancer at the same time in different continents 'glad everyday they get up'

‘To be apart from each other at the same time made it extremely difficult.’

# cancer - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell Tragedy

'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell

The five-year-old boy had been diagnosed with Wilms Tumour in December.

# cancer - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second Fighting Fit For Ewing's This post contains videos

Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second

But Nikki Bradley has already achieved another incredible feat.

From TheJournal.ie 'Used like disposable cups': Samsung workers affected by factory chemicals speak up South Korea

'Used like disposable cups': Samsung workers affected by factory chemicals speak up

A worker-safety group has documented more than 200 cases of serious illnesses, including leukaemia, lupus, lymphoma and multiple sclerosis.

# cancer - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# cancer - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The doctor behind Hello My Name Is has died Kate Granger This post contains videos

The doctor behind Hello My Name Is has died

Dr Kate Granger had been battling cancer since 2011.

# cancer - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world Health

Ireland has the 14th-highest rates of skin cancer in the world

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.

# cancer - Monday 11 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge A woman with cancer is turning her chemo treatments into funny and inspiring photo ops F**k Cancer