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Melbourne Fun Run, 28th May 2017

This year’s Melbourne Fun Run in aid of the Emer Casey Foundation took place on 28th May in Jell’s Park with over 400 runners taking part.  The event has raised $230,00 for ovarian cancer research over the past nine years and this year’s total has surpassed $40,000.  For updates on the funds raised this year click […]

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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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Galway Family Fun Day

The Emer Casey Foundation is delighted to promote ‘Simply – the Best Day in May!’, a tea dance and family fun day in aid of the Foundation to be held in the Westwood Hotel in Galway on Sunday 7th May from 3-6pm.  Just a day before World Ovarian Cancer Day, this fundraiser couldn’t be better […]

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Research Updates

Funding groundbreaking research on ovarian/uterine cancer, its causes and treatments has been a huge focus of the Emer Casey Foundation’s mission. IRELAND In this recent article, Gasch et al 2017 CSC Review, Claudia Gasch, Brendan Ffrench, John O’Leary and Michael F. Gallagher explore the importance of understanding cancer stem cell hierarchies and chemoresistance in ovarian cancer.  […]

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Youghal 5k Race Results are in!

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 […]

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Limbering Up for Youghal 5k!

Calling all 5k Road Runners!  Youghal is the place to be on Thursday evening, 6th April for our new-look run on a lovely flat course taking in two and a half laps of the town. Registration will take place from 6pm on the evening at Youghal Community Centre.  The 5k run will kick off at 8pm from […]

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Irish Ladies Golfing Union continues wonderful support for the Foundation

Pictured at the Annual General Meeting of the Irish Ladies Golfing Union, on 28 January 2017, are President, Valerie Hassett (right), Juliette Casey (centre) and Chairperson, Brege McCarrick (left).  The ILGU generously presented the Foundation with a cheque for €13,080.40. This brings the total donation by the ILGU to the Foundation in the last two years to […]

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