St James’s Hospital: each individual hospital makes its own local arrangement for parking fees. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government is to launch a review of car parking charges in hospitals with a view to launching a national policy. Minister for Health Simon Harris(...)

For as long as people have fallen ill, there have been others only too keen to exploit them. History is littered with charismatic hucksters and misgu(...)

Emma Hannigan: “The time that I knew was borrowed must be given back,” she blogged. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emma Hannigan, the bestselling Irish author, died on Saturday after an 11-year battle with cancer, it has been announced. The 45-year-old revealed las(...)

Doctors discuss cancer treatment (above). Minister of State John Halligan said: “We want to increase the five-year survival rate of patients with all cancer types from the current 59 per cent and to ensure that cancer survivors have a high quality of life.” File photograph: Getty Images

Continued research into cancer prevention, early diagnosis and treatment is critical with the incidence of the range of diseases set to rise 90 per ce(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

A 10 per cent rise in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in diet is associated with increases of 12 per cent in the risk of overall cancer and 11 per cent in the risk of breast cancer.

Rising consumption of highly processed foods such as ready meals and fizzy drinks “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”, a ne(...)

The study programme is being carried out with the Irish Cancer Society and the HSE. Photograph: iStock

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are looking for 240 women across Ireland to participate in a stop smoking research programme. The women (...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris and Irish Cancer Society chief executive Averil Power during the launch of Daffodil Day at the Citywest Hotel. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

One person dies from cancer every hour in Ireland and 40,000 will be diagnosed with cancer or a related tumour this year, the launch of the annual Daf(...)

For lung cancer specifically, patients from the most deprived populations were 41% more likely to present as emergencies. Image: Getty

In mid-December 2016, I was one of many, one of too many, to receive the diagnosis from hell. The diagnosis others will get but not me. Or so I though(...)

One-in-five people in Ireland have less sympathy for someone with lung cancer compared with another cancer patient, according to a new survey. The Ir(...)

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