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World Ovarian Cancer Day 2022

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4 out of 5 women in Ireland not confident in noticing a symptom of Ovarian Cancer

• New research from the Irish Network of Gynaecological Oncology highlights lack of awareness of symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
• Over 75% of patients present with late-stage disease, partly due to the vagueness of symptoms and the similarity with other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• Thirty of Ireland’s foremost gynaecological cancer campaigners, researchers and patient advocates come together to highlight BEAT – the symptoms of ovarian cancer

GO Relaunch

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On the 8th March 2022 we were delighted to have Sharon O’Toole and Yvonne O’Meara present to give a talk on Gynae Oncology Cancers and the new ThisIsGO platform.The talk was broadcast over Zoom for those who were not able to attend and the speakers gave their permission for it to be recorded.

Laura Brennan

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‘Laura Brennan The Voice’ Tribute Documentary broadcasted on Clare FM, 21st March 2022. Produced by Padraic Flaherty, Clare FM’s Programme Director.

World Go Day 2020

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Ovarian, uterine, cervix and other gynecological cancers are among the most common cancers affecting women, but collectively attract less attention than they deserve from the public and policy makers. Women themselves may be unaware of the sometime vague symptoms or may be too embarrassed to consult a doctor.

World Cancer Day 2020

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Ahead of World Cancer Day 2020 you are invited to attend a Free event to find out about the supports available to those affected by cancer and learn the results of a research study at East Galway & Midlands Centre. Find Out… Read More »World Cancer Day 2020

Abseil for Cancer

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Cappataggle GAA and EGM Cancer Support Abseil in Croke park as fundraiser.

The EVeCanS Study

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Our Aim The aim of the EVeCanS Study is to understand if and/or how the supports (e.g. Counselling, Touch Therapies, Exercise, Information, Entitlement Advice and Transport) offered by East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support are helping cancer patients, their families… Read More »The EVeCanS Study