Dr Dennis Slamon’s discovery of Herceptin in the 1990s has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of women worldwide, including an estimated 1,000 in Ireland.

World-famous oncologist Dr Dennis Slamon will be the guest of honour at an event to mark 10 years of the breast cancer drug Herceptin in Ireland. Dr (...)

Áine Lawlor: ‘We all want a magic wand to eliminate it forever, but this isn’t possible it can be monitored’.

When journalist Áine Lawlor was diagnosed with cancer, her illness and subsequent treatment were well documented. Two years later, she has come out th(...)

Prof John Crown said Ireland has six medical schools, twice the European average.

A new “virtual” cancer research centre aimed at connecting the various strands of research in Ireland has been established by a group of leading oncol(...)