Join Women Determined To Stop Cancer At This Year’s Mini Marathon

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on women of all ages to join their team for this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. Those joining ‘Team Irish Cancer Society’ for the 10km event on June 5th will be helping to stop cancer by raising vital funds for cancer research and free support services for cancer patients, […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Irish Cancer Society Wants Tipperary To Get Cancer In 2017

The Irish Cancer Society has today launched its most startling campaign yet in order to highlight the staggering fact that by 2020, 1 in 2 of us will be getting cancer in our lifetime. The I want to Get Cancer campaign is designed to get people talking about cancer and to highlight the supports available […]

Irish Cancer Society’s Hosts Free Conference For Offaly Cancer Survivors

Anyone in Offaly who is living with cancer or who has been affected by a cancer diagnosis is invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society’s free conference for cancer survivors on Saturday 22nd of October at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer aims to address the needs of cancer survivors […]

Irish Cancer Society and Irish Farmers’ Association launch SunSmart Advice for Irish Farmers and outdoor workers

“Be Smart – Protect Your Skin on the Farm” to be distributed to farm families   The Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have joined forces to remind farmers, farm families and outdoor workers of the importance of protecting their skin to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is one […]

Edenderry Youth Action Win Prizes At Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards

Edenderry Youth Action has won the prize for the Best Tobacco Industry Film as well as the award for Best Actor at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2016. Best Actor Adam Cooper and the group scooped the awards for their short film “The Revolution” which was showcased at the recent event in the […]

Irish Cancer Society thanks Daffodil Day supporters from Offaly

 The Irish Cancer Society’s 29th Daffodil Day, which is kindly supported by Dell, took place on Friday 11th March. On the day, people from all over Offaly got involved by selling daffodils and merchandise on the street, organising events and donating online. The Society wish to extend a huge thank you to communities in Offaly […]

Offaly Youthgroup get behind the camera ahead of the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards

Pictured are members of Edenderry Youth Café who recently attended a film-making workshop in Huntstown Community Centre, Dublin 15 ahead of their entry to the X-HALE Youth Awards 2016. X-HALE is an initiative developed by the Irish Cancer Society to encourage young people to take action on the issue of smoking in their own communities. […]

Irish Cancer Society calls on women in Offaly to join Mini Marathon Team and help provide vital cancer services with every step

Cancer Nurseline and Daffodil Centres had over 53,000 interactions with Irish people concerned about cancer in 2015  The Irish Cancer Society is calling on women of all ages in Offaly to sign up to join their team ahead of this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. Those joining ‘Team Irish Cancer Society’ for the event will […]

Low Uptake Of Simple Home Test Means Late Diagnosis Of Bowel Cancer Set To Continue

Bowel Cancer is the one of the most common cancers in Ireland with 2,485 people diagnosed with the disease every year. In Offaly alone, 44 people were diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2013. Despite the high incidence of the disease, uptake of the national bowel screening programme, BowelScreen remains low at 40 per cent among […]

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