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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
This year’s World Ovarian Cancer Day was well and truly marked in Ireland on 8th May with successful public events in Dublin and Cork and a wonderful array of buildings lit up in teal in the evening. We were delighted to work closely this year with multiple organisations working on ovarian cancer issues in Ireland […]
Youghal, 6th April 2017 – on a hugely successful night in Youghal, almost 500 runners powered their way though the streets of the town centre. Many walkers had completed the course earlier and all were welcomed afterwards at the Community Centre for plentiful refreshments. Many thanks to all who participated and to those who volunteered […]
Huge thanks to Kevin O’Brien of VivaMedia Cork who helped us put together this wonderful video summary of the Foundation’s work over the past ten years. The guests at our recent 10th Anniversary Lunch got a sneak preview and the response was a very warm one – we hope you like it too! We also […]
Many thanks to James McCarthy for this fabulous aerial footage of the 2016 run and of Youghal looking at its best!
Ten years ago, Emer Casey, from Youghal, Co Cork, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She passed away four months later, just four days after her 28th birthday. Ahead of World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8, journalist Elaine Murphy has shared a documentary she filmed with Emer’s family discussing her life and the work they […]
Video footage of the 2011 annual Emer Casey Foundation Memorial 10K run in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Olympic silver medallist and former World Champion Sonia O’Sullivan will take part in the Emer Casey Fun Run on May 22 at the Clayton Campus at the Monash University in Melbourne, in aid of ovarian cancer. Sonia explains the event and encourages the whole family to support the cause. After the Run, she will return […]