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60% of Irish women unaware of signs or symptoms of Uterine cancer 
Tuesday, 20th September 2022 - RTÉ Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan with ( l to r ) Eibhlin Mulroe, CEO, Cancer Trials Ireland, Juliette Casey, Emer Casey Foundation and a member of the INGO, Dr Sharon O’Toole, Senior Research Fellow in Trinity College Dublin, and Coordinator of the World GO Day campaign at INGO and Rachel Morrogh, Director of Advocacy, Irish Cancer Society
 leads a group swim at Seapoint, Dublin to encourage women to Dip or Dance this World GO Day and raise awareness of gynaecological cancers with 30 swims taking place across Ireland.  The Irish Network for Gynaecological Oncology (INGO) is raising awareness of how to reduce the risk of uterine cancer and the importance of acting on potential early signs or symptoms and has developed the World GO Day ‘Dip or Dance’ campaign to remind women to maintain a healthier weight and stay active to reduce the risk of developing Uterine Cancer.

World GO Day 2022 – Dip or Dance?

World Gynaecological Oncology Day was on 20th September 2022 and women across Ireland marked the day by taking part in a Dip or Dance Challenge.  This World GO Day focused on reducing the risk of uterine cancer.  The Irish Network for Gynaecological Oncology (INGO), of which the Foundation is an active member, highlighted the importance […]

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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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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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Cork City Hall lit up in Teal on World Ovarian Cancer Day 8th May 2019

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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