The new treatment is a single dose of radiotherapy delivered for 20 to 30 minutes, immediately after the removal of a tumour. Photograph: iStock

New research which suggests a single shot of radiotherapy may be as effective as current treatment for certain types of breast cancers, has been descr(...)

File image of late author Emma Hannigan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A research fellowship in honour of late author Emma Hannigan has been announced by Breast Cancer Ireland. Emma Hannigan died one month ago today aft(...)

 Writing “took me away to wonderful places where no one was sick, ” Emma Hannigan told mourners at her funeral in a eulogy delivered by Fr Gerry Byrne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

The writer Emma Hannigan, who died on March 3rd aged 45 after a long fight against breast cancer, bade farewell today to her family and friends, and t(...)