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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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World Ovarian Cancer Day 2015

World Ovarian Cancer Day is on May 8th each year and The Emer Casey Foundation is proud to support this opportunity each year to raise the profile of this disease which takes the lives of 140,000 women per year internationally. The Emer Casey Foundation Fundraising lunch The Emer Casey Foundation Fundraising lunch was held in […]

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