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#Cancer

# cancer - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two years after traumatic accident, I'm back on my bike for charity Opinion

Two years after traumatic accident, I'm back on my bike for charity

Roger Holmes is cycling from San Francisco to New York to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society.

# cancer - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the magical ones': Tributes paid to Caroline Aherne Rest In Peace This post contains videos

'One of the magical ones': Tributes paid to Caroline Aherne

The actress and writer died at her home in Manchester today, following a battle with cancer.

# cancer - Friday 24 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis Opinion

Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis

Domini Kemp describes how diet and exercise help empower her to manage her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer

# cancer - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine Cervical Cancer

HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine

The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.

# cancer - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad got a tattoo of his son's cancer surgery scar to help him feel better about it Dad Of The Year

# cancer - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches Fighting Fit

Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches

Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.

# cancer - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A campaign wants you to give old wrestling toys to a five-year-old boy who has cancer Memorabilia For Max

A campaign wants you to give old wrestling toys to a five-year-old boy who has cancer

Max Birmingham has cancer for a second time in his life.

# cancer - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cancer sufferers living in deprived areas 40% more likely to die Unequal Society

Cancer sufferers living in deprived areas 40% more likely to die

Those in less-well-off situations have a 120% higher incidence rate of cervical cancer.

# cancer - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Noel Edmonds got involved in a big Twitter row after he claimed a "simple box" could help fight cancer No Deal

Noel Edmonds got involved in a big Twitter row after he claimed a "simple box" could help fight cancer

Edmonds claimed that a small electronic box could help tackle cancer and ageing, as well as reduce pain and lift depression and stress.

# cancer - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man released from hospital after first penis transplant in US Cancer Survivor

Man released from hospital after first penis transplant in US

Thomas Manning said he shared his story to give hope to others.

# cancer - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "A travesty" - Cystic fibrosis sufferers angry over lack of funding for potentially life-changing drug Not Cost-effective

"A travesty" - Cystic fibrosis sufferers angry over lack of funding for potentially life-changing drug

Meanwhile, the cancer drug Pembrolizumab has been approved for reimbursement by the HSE.

# cancer - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine." Utah

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# cancer - Monday 30 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs Pembro

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs

The Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath wants a fund of €80 million to be set up.

# cancer - Friday 27 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug Pembro

'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug

The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.

# cancer - Friday 20 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial Lifesavers

Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial

Paul Lambe benefited from a rollout of new Irish research that is tackling cancer, strokes and health crises.

# cancer - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cork mum with terminal cancer stuck in Galway hotel waiting for hospital treatment Cancer

Cork mum with terminal cancer stuck in Galway hotel waiting for hospital treatment

Ausra Matharu, who has three children aged between two and 11, has been waiting since Monday for a hospital bed.

# cancer - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough Personalised Treatments

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

# cancer - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease Nui Galway

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

# cancer - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers Stopping Spreading

Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers

A new study has shown that a low dose of the drug is effective during the treatment of bowel, breast and prostate cancer.

# cancer - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Should we be worried that this controversial weedkiller will be used for seven more years? Glyphosate

Should we be worried that this controversial weedkiller will be used for seven more years?

European Parliament voted yesterday to extend the use of glyphosate.

# cancer - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer Hormone Changes This post contains videos

Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer

New research shows that singing for an hour is associated with significant reductions in stress hormones.

# cancer - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Louise McSharry has just revealed she's pregnant 'against the odds' Louise McSharry

Louise McSharry has just revealed she's pregnant 'against the odds'

McSharry underwent treatment for cancer, significantly lowering her chance of conceiving.

# cancer - Friday 25 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda Palliative Care

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Some 95% of people with cancer there will never access treatment such as chemotherapy, radiology or oncology.

# cancer - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Newcastle 'considered me a liability' after cancer operation - Jonas tells court

The Argentine has launched a claim for disability discrimination against the Premier League club.

# cancer - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife Liveline

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife

Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.

# cancer - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's coffee community has come together to get treatment for one of its own With A Little Help

Dublin's coffee community has come together to get treatment for one of its own

They’ve rowed in behind Rashel Winn’s cause.

# cancer - Friday 11 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point" Daffodil Day

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"

Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.

# cancer - Friday 4 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel' Breakthrough

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

# cancer - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer' Opinion

'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer'

The inevitable task of telling my other two children (aged five and three) what was happening made it more harrowing and more real, writes Yvonne Fagan.

From TheJournal.ie A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it Nutrition

A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it

There is a way to combat the disadvantages of boiling: Preserve the boiling water for later consumption.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Daniels diagnosed with incurable brain tumour Cancer

Paul Daniels diagnosed with incurable brain tumour

His wife Debbie tweeted a statement this morning, saying she did so “with great sadness”.

# cancer - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week' Bowel Cancer

'Susie had to wait seven months. She died. It would have been her 50th birthday next week'

A review of bowel screening cases at Wexford General Hospital has identified 12 missed cancers, including one probable avoidable death.

# cancer - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients Breakthrough

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

# cancer - Monday 15 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Men twice as likely as women to get cancers linked to oral sex HPV

Men twice as likely as women to get cancers linked to oral sex

Middle aged white men are at particularly high risk compared to other races.

# cancer - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Johan Cruyff says he is ‘2-0 up in the first half' of his fight against cancer

“I am sure that I will end up winning.”

# cancer - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Last April I wasn't sure if I'd ever get back playing' - Noel McGrath's return from cancer battle

The Tipperary player endured tough times in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery Word Of Warning This post contains videos

Hugh Jackman tells people to wear sunscreen after another skin cancer surgery

The actor said he is “an example of what happens when you don’t wear sunscreen”.

# cancer - Friday 5 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public Scam

Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public

Police say he shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he was ill.

# cancer - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer Election 2016

Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer

The independent TD said he still intends to contest the general election.

From TheJournal.ie "One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time." World Cancer DAy

"One of the toughest parts was losing my hair... I had pretty long curly hair at the time."

Ruth was diagnosed with breast cancer in June, 2014. She fought hard to beat it.