Breast Health – Your Wealth

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A NEW programme being launched today at the Mardyke Arena in University College Cork hopes to heighten awareness of breast cancer among women along with assisting research, according to a leading cancer specialist… Continue reading

Farrah Fawcett funeral to take place next week

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A private funeral for actress Farrah Fawcett will be held at the Catholic cathedral of Los Angeles next Tuesday, church officials said on Friday. The service for the former “Charlie’s Angels” actress will… Continue reading

Casting for Recovery

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I have read about Casting for Recovery, fly-fishing retreats for women who’ve been through breast cancer before, so am delighted to learn that last month they had their first retreat in the Republic… Continue reading

Music as Medicine

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Earlier this month I attended the inaugural International Association for Music and Medicine conference in Limerick, hosted by the University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance  in association with UL’s… Continue reading

Yard Sale for the Cure

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For Rachael Smith, diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and now in remission,‘cancer’ means ‘community’ and so she created Yard Sale for the Cure. It’s an annual event where households across the country… Continue reading

Olivia Newton-John on surviving breast cancer

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      Olivia Newton-John was already an international pop star when her role as shy-turned-sexy Sandy in the movie musical “Grease” catapulted her to superstardom. That success was followed by several film… Continue reading

Secrets and lies

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I came across the following interesting  article written by Dr Wendy Harpham MD,  for Oncology Times: Do patients ever keep secrets from their physicians? Do they ever lie? These are just two of many… Continue reading

20/20 – Farrah Fawcett

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I have just been watching the Barbara Walters 20/20 special on Farrah Fawcett which aired last night on abc.  In it she interviews Farrah’s partner Ryan O’Neill, shows clips from previous interviews she conducted with… Continue reading

Fans mourn Farrah

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Since the news broke yesterday of Farrah Fawcett’s death from cancer, fans have been gathering to place flowers at her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Farrah was one of the most… Continue reading

Farrah Fawcett dies

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People magazine has just reported that Farrah Fawcett, who skyrocketed to fame as one of a trio of impossibly glamorous private eyes on TV’s Charlie’s Angels, has died after a long battle with… Continue reading