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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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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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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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From left to right - Brendan Casey, Juliette Casey Snr and Juliette  Casey Jnr, Founders, Emer Casey Foundation; Audrey Tynan, Speaker and Ovarian Cancer Patient, Dr. Noreen Gleeson, Gynaecological Oncologist, St. James's Hospital; Jean Marc Monseux, Lymphodema Specialist/Physiotherapist, St. James's Hospital; Lorcan Birdthistle, CEO, St. James's Hospital.

World Ovarian Cancer Day Funding Announcement by the Emer Casey Foundation

The Emer Casey Foundation has marked World Ovarian Cancer Day 2017 by announcing a €60,000 donation to Gynae Cancer Care at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.  The donation will be used to purchase a laparascopic device which allows surgeons to be more selective in the removal of lymph nodes (through which cancer spreads) from the pelvis. […]

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