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#Cancer

# 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

# 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.