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Galway scientist wins prestigious Irish Cancer Society award

NUI Galway researcher John Daly was named PhD Researcher of the Year at the recent Irish Cancer Society Research Awards.

Construction to begin shortly on new UHG oncology centre

Construction work is set to get underway shortly on the new three storey radiation oncology centre at University Hospital Galway.

Calls for investigation into why West has lowest breast cancer survival rates

There must be a full investigation to identify why breast cancer survival rates in the West are the lowest in the country, a Galway...

HSE and Bank of Ireland face scrutiny over missing fada

The Data Protection Commission is examining a wide ranging complaint after a man was told at the hospital that they couldn't include the fada...

Centralised cancer unit significantly improved survival rates in Galway

Survival rates for people with cancer in Galway are significantly higher at the specialised cancer centre than elsewhere according to report due to be...

GMIT medical student wins international prize for HPV project

Hayley Foy-Stones, a Medical Science student at GMIT, has won top national international awards for research project into HPV and its links to cancer. Her...

UHG first public hospital to use pioneering cancer treatment

University Hospital Galway is the first public hospital in Ireland to make use of a new treatment for prostate cancer. UHG recently began using high dose-rate...

Father and daughter present €2,000 cheque for cancer patient comfort at UHG.

Ms Ciara Ni Fhatharta and her father Colm O Fatharta from Inis Meain recently presented a €2,000 cheque for the Oncology Patient Comfort Fund...

There’s still time to register for the Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Walk

The annual Survivors Celebration Walk with Tuam Cancer Care is on in two weeks, and there's still time to register. Tuam Cancer Care is a...

Galway oncologist leading trial to see if aspirin can stop cancer returning after treatment

A five year medical trial in Ireland to see if aspirin can stop early-stage cancer from returning after treatment is being led by a...

Cancer Information Point opens at Portiuncula hospital

The Irish Cancer Society has opened a Cancer Information point at Portiuncula Hospital this week to provide helpful information to hospital patients, visitors, and...

Galway TD asks why cancer patients don’t automatically get medical cards

Galway-Roscommon TD Eugene Murphy has asked why the government decided not to pursue plans to automatically grant medical cards to people diagnosed with cancer. That...
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