A BREAKTHROUGH in the detection and treatment of ovarian cancer may be around the corner thanks to research made possible by the legacy of Youghal woman Emer Casey who passed away from the disease in 2006. Speaking at ovarian cancer support group OvaCare’s patient information day in the Clarion Hotel Cork last weekend, gynaecological cancer […]
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The ovarian cancer charity set up by Emer Casey’s family has already raised €700,000. Emer Casey died of ovarian cancer four days after her 28th birthday. She had been diagnosed with the disease just four months previously. Since her death, her parents, Brendan and Juliette Casey from Youghal, and her four sisters, have set up […]
At the Annual General Meeting of the Irish Ladies Golfing Union on 18 January 2016, Valerie Hassett, President of the ILGU, presented a cheque for €10,000 to Juliette Casey. The Emer Casey Foundation is very grateful to the ILGU for its generous support.
The 10th Annual Matheson Christmas Concert was held on th 18 December 2015 in aid of The Emer Casey Foundation.
The 10k run, organised by the London club, the Hernehill Harriers, took place on Sunday, 1 November 2015 in Brockwell Park. The race is in tribute to Emer Casey who died from ovarian cancer in 2006. Dublin-based Emer was just 27 years old when she was diagnosed and died only a few months later. Great […]
A Co. Cork family are holding a charity run in London to raise money and awareness about a disease that claimed the life of their youngest daughter. The 10k run, which takes place on Sunday in Brockwell Park, is taking place in tribute to Emer Casey who died from ovarian cancer in 2006. Dublin-based Emer […]
The Emer Casey Foundation is the Charity of Choice for the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Younger Members’ Committee. The DSBA Younger Members Committee were pleased to be able to donate €1,100 to the Emer Casey Foundation in October 2015.
GPs are being promised ‘fast track’ access to scans for patients who may be displaying symptoms of cancer, after it emerged that some ‘urgent’ cases are waiting eight weeks for examination. This is vital for women with vague symptoms, which could turn out to be ovarian cancer, known as the ‘silent killer’. Read the full […]
Forex Ireland Golfing Society boasts a membership of over 100 golfers from Dublin’s financial market community. Twenty-two years ago the Society decided it wanted to do something for charity and the idea to host an International Charity Golf Challenge was founded. The event involves a four-person team competition with teams competing from Ireland, the UK, […]
A CHARITY set up by an Edinburgh lawyer in memory of her late sister has helped make a breakthrough towards the development of a life-saving, early detection test for ovarian cancer. Juliette Casey and her family started the Emer Casey Foundation after her sister passed away four months after diagnosis in 2006. She was 28. […]