New cancer institute to be developed by TCD, St James’s Hospital

First centre of its kind in State will aim to ‘set a new standard’ for cancer care nationally

St James’s Hospital:   Minister for Health Simon Harris welcomed the joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin and the hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

St James’s Hospital: Minister for Health Simon Harris welcomed the joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin and the hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A new cancer institute is to be developed in a joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital.

The first of its kind in the Republic, the new facility will “set a new standard” for cancer care nationally, integrating medicine and science in cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship.

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