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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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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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Melbourne News!

The Emer Casey Fun Run in Melbourne has been a superb ambassador for the Emer Casey Foundation in Australia for the past 11 years.  The Run has raised an incredible AUS$330,000 for ovarian cancer research at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.  The hard-working committee has decided that the Fun Run will not take […]

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Details of our annual Youghal 5k Road Race

Please feel free to share our poster with all the details of our annual Youghal 5k Road Race.  The race will take place on Thursday evening, 4th April.   Runners will start at 8pm and walkers will head off at the earlier time of 6.30pm. Registration will take place at the Youghal Community Centre from […]

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10th Annual London Run a great Success!

The 10th annual Emer Casey London 10k took place in Brockwell Park, Herne Hill on Sunday, 18 November.   125 runners took part and a full results list can be found here. For the first time this year there was a challenge between a Herne Hill Harriers team and a team from Youghal AC with […]

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Lymphoedema – when your contributions really make a difference!

We are delighted to share this useful article from the Irish Times on the effects of lymphoedema (disruption of the lymphatic system).  Many ovarian cancer survivors will be familiar with this debilitating condition, none more so than Audrey Tynan whom we met at the World Ovarian Cancer Day event in St. James’s Hospital in 2017.  A […]

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