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Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer globally, with over 2.3 million occurrences every year. Up to one-in-eight...
Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients

Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk?

Antibiotic usage may be contributing to the increase in early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) cases observed in recent years, suggests a...
Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk?

Advances in kidney cancer treatment

The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference also heard from Prof Ray McDermott, Consultant Medical Oncologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, who...
Advances in kidney cancer treatment

Forward momentum in melanoma

The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference heard from Dr Derek Power, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Cork University Hospital (CUH), who provided...
Forward momentum in melanoma

Getting it right with Her2+ breast cancer

Gathering Around Cancer 2021, virtual, 4-5 November - Confrenece coverage The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference showcased a wide range...
Getting it right with Her2+ breast cancer

Advances in lung cancer

Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The conference heard from Dr Jarushka Naidoo, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Beaumont...
Advances in lung cancer

Breast cancer care in the Covid context

Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The meeting also heard from Prof Seamus O’Reilly, National Director in Medical...
Breast cancer care in the Covid context

Chemotherapy and Covid-19 — assessing the outcomes

Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 During the segment of Gathering Around Cancer 2020 dedicated to issues around...
Chemotherapy and Covid-19 — assessing the outcomes

Clinical perspectives on melanoma

Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The Gathering Around Cancer conference also heard from Dr Fergal Kelleher, Consultant...
Clinical perspectives on melanoma

Research updates in kidney cancer

Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The conference heard from Dr Jack Gleeson, Haematology Specialist in Memorial Sloan...
Research updates in kidney cancer
Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer globally, with over 2.3 million occurrences every year. Up to one-in-eight...
Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk? Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk?
Antibiotic usage may be contributing to the increase in early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) cases observed in recent years, suggests a...
Advances in kidney cancer treatment Advances in kidney cancer treatment
The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference also heard from Prof Ray McDermott, Consultant Medical Oncologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, who...
Forward momentum in melanoma Forward momentum in melanoma
The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference heard from Dr Derek Power, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Cork University Hospital (CUH), who provided...
Getting it right with Her2+ breast cancer Getting it right with Her2+ breast cancer
Gathering Around Cancer 2021, virtual, 4-5 November - Confrenece coverage The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference showcased a wide range...
Advances in lung cancer Advances in lung cancer
Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The conference heard from Dr Jarushka Naidoo, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Beaumont...
Breast cancer care in the Covid context Breast cancer care in the Covid context
Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The meeting also heard from Prof Seamus O’Reilly, National Director in Medical...
Chemotherapy and Covid-19 — assessing the outcomes Chemotherapy and Covid-19 — assessing the outcomes
Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 During the segment of Gathering Around Cancer 2020 dedicated to issues around...
Clinical perspectives on melanoma Clinical perspectives on melanoma
Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The Gathering Around Cancer conference also heard from Dr Fergal Kelleher, Consultant...
Research updates in kidney cancer Research updates in kidney cancer
Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The conference heard from Dr Jack Gleeson, Haematology Specialist in Memorial Sloan...

Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients

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Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer globally, with over 2.3 million occurrences every year. Up to one-in-eight women in Ireland will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, with over 3,700 diagnoses per year. Recurrence after surgical resection is an ongoing challenge in the management of early-stage breast cancer, particularly in cases where…

Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk?

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Antibiotic usage may be contributing to the increase in early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) cases observed in recent years, suggests a study presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2021. Study author Sarah Perrott, a medical student at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, noted that rates of early-onset…

Advances in kidney cancer treatment

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The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference also heard from Prof Ray McDermott, Consultant Medical Oncologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, who presented a ‘Renal cancer update’ and provided an overview in the evolution of kidney cancer treatment over the years in Ireland and beyond. “The biggest issue today is choosing which doublet to use in treatment,”…

Forward momentum in melanoma

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The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference heard from Dr Derek Power, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Cork University Hospital (CUH), who provided an ‘Update on systemic therapy in melanoma’. Dr Power described how this treatment has “changed dramatically over the past decade… now we have so many drugs, when for many years there was nothing that was…

Getting it right with Her2+ breast cancer

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Gathering Around Cancer 2021, virtual, 4-5 November – Confrenece coverage The Gathering Around Cancer 2021 conference showcased a wide range of national and international speakers who addressed a variety of topics, from cancer treatment, to oncology services, to palliative care, among others. The event was chaired by Prof John McCaffrey, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Mater Misericordiae…

Post-surgery immunotherapy extends disease-free survival for select patients with kidney cancer

Priscilla Lynch presents a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting Immunotherapy after surgery significantly improved disease-free survival (DFS) for patients with the most common type of kidney cancer, clear-cell renal carcinoma (RCC). A phase 3 international study, presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, found that…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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