Cancer Support Conference, 27th – 28th February 2009

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The Irish Cancer Society is holding a conference which will be of interest to anyone with a history of cancer or who is going through cancer treatment (and their spouses and partners). Issues… Continue reading

Introduction of free smear tests ‘vital’

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From today’s Irish Times  INTRODUCING FREE cervical smear testing is a far greater priority than starting a cervical vaccination programme, Prof Tom Keane, director of the State’s cancer control programme said yesterday.  The… Continue reading

Jade Goody: ‘I’ve lived in front of cameras. And maybe I’ll die in front of them’

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   Jade Goody’s stricken face stared out from the front page of a Sunday paper today and it is now obvious that she has only a short time left to live. Poor Jade.… Continue reading

A lesson from Benjamin Button

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You can change or stay the same; there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And… Continue reading

Reiki

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I have been reading several interesting studies on the benefits of reiki as a complementary therapy in the treatment of cancer.   Reiki is a Japanese form of  healing therapy that is delivered through the hands. The… Continue reading

World Cancer Day – 4 February 2009

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Each year on 4 February, the World Health Organistaion,  WHO,   joins with the sponsoring International Union Against Cancer to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Preventing cancer and raising quality of… Continue reading