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World Ovarian Cancer Day, 8th May 2021

As World Ovarian Cancer Day approaches, we will be sharing more content about ovarian cancer signs and symptoms; about advances in medical treatments for patients and about positive stories from ovarian cancer survivors.  We have been working hard with the very active ovarian cancer community in Ireland over the past few months – patient groups, […]

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In Memoriam Brendan Casey

We are deeply saddened to report that Brendan Casey, father of Emer, passed away peacefully on 28 August 2020.  He was a driving force behind the work of the Emer Casey Foundation and he will be greatly missed. Many of you will have come across Brendan at his practical, cheerful, optimistic best on the sidelines […]

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World Ovarian Cancer Day 8th May – a timely reminder not to ignore symptoms

In the midst of the global pandemic, Ireland’s foremost ovarian cancer experts are advising women across Ireland not to ignore the warning signs of ovarian cancer.   World Ovarian Cancer Day is a global movement bringing women living with ovarian cancer, their families and supporters, patient advocacy organisations, medical practitioners and researchers together each year on […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for music in aid of the Emer Casey Foundation!

The Foundation was fortunate to be the beneficiary of two wonderful musical events in the run up to Christmas in Dublin.  We are so grateful to the production team, cast and crew of Mamma Mia! for supporting us at the opening of this outstanding show at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.  The whole Mamma Mia! […]

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World Ovarian Cancer Day marked in Ireland on 8th May

World Ovarian Cancer Day has become an important fixture in the calendar for the ovarian cancer community in Ireland.  Like last year, the Emer Casey Foundation was delighted to join with the many organisations and charities in Ireland that promote treatments, care, research and public information in this area.  Raising our voices together were Breakthrough […]

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Foundation supports new Physiotherapist in St. James’s Hospital, Dublin

The Emer Casey Foundation is hugely proud to be supporting a part-time physiotherapist post on the GynaeCancerCare team in St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.  The physio will support gynae patients pre- and post-surgery and those dealing wtih the long term effects of cancer and its treatment.  St. James’ GynaeCancerCare provides a regional and national service and […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer – new Video launched on World Ovarian Cancer Day

An excellent video highlighting the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer was launched in Ireland on 8th May, World Ovarian Cancer Day.  The video, produced by Breakthrough Cancer Research, features four Irish women affected by ovarian cancer speaking frankly about their symptoms prior to diagnosis.  This is a superb way to highlight the signs and […]

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