Ewing

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Conor Lane: ‘Throughout 2019, I acted as a network leader in London for Shine Cancer Support, a UK charity that assists younger adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s living with cancer and their Plus Ones’
Lockdown, the marathon and me

If truth be told, running a marathon had never been one of my main priorities in life. But the seed was planted when I was told during treatment for a(...)

Japan’s Korean prop Koo Ji-won carries against Ireland during their Pool A match in Shizuoka. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

On a sunny Wednesday morning in Ginza, the Japanese players found themselves entertaining a question that contained a mocking echo of more carefree an(...)

An oil rig in Barryroe, 50km from Co Cork. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke/Providence Resources/PA Wire

No corner of the oil industry is immune from protest. Yesterday Fabian (he refused to give his surname) from Extinction Rebellion tried to disrupt Pro(...)

Olga Kennedy holds a photograph of her late son Oisín: “It’s wrong that when a 12-year-old cancer patient’s right to confidentiality is ignored, the most you can expect is ‘sorry’.” Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

It was one week before Christmas when Olga Kennedy and her young son made the short drive from their town on the coast of Co Mayo to the local public (...)

Conor during his stay in the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Memories of my time as a cancer patient are increasingly difficult to gauge as I move further away from my surgery on March 1st last, after 10 months (...)

A few hours after major surgery in the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, on March 1st, 2017

In his second article for ‘The Irish Times’, Conor Lane, a young Irishman who was diagnosed with a rare cancer in London, writes about the major surge(...)

Anna Sargent: Anna was keen to join CanTeen as she had heard it was ‘pretty cool’ and felt she had missed out on a lot of fun things in her older childhood because of cancer. Photograph: Paul Gallagher

When Sandra Sargent brought her daughter Anna, then aged nine, to a supermarket one day in April 2013 to buy a birthday present to take to a party tha(...)

Conor Lane and his Brazilian girlfriend, Elisa Brugger

On May 18th last, soon after completing a paid internship at CNN London, I was given a diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma, an extremely rare bone cancer mo(...)