Illustration of prostate cancer, with the bladder (brown), the seminal vesicles (pink), the vas deferens (purple), the symphysis pubis (right) and the rectum (left). Illustration: Getty Images

A landmark genetic study described as the “Rosetta stone” of prostate cancer has opened up a new era of hope for men with advanced forms of the diseas(...)

Survival rates for blood cancer have doubled in Ireland in the past five years. Photograph: Getty Images

When Gerry, a man in his early 40s, stopped responding to blood-cancer therapy, Prof Peter O’Gorman knew that his patient had reached the end of the l(...)

NUIG haematologist Prof Michael O’Dwyer: worked with Prof Lokesh Joshi of NUIG’s glysoscience group and Dr Siobhán Glavey on studying the complex sugars which cover all cells in the human body, and many of the proteins in the bloodstream.

Researchers at NUI Galway have identified an enzyme that plays a key role in the spread of blood cancer cells.The scientists say that the discovery af(...)