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Last week the widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996 was awarded €23 billion damages by a Florida court. While the tobacco company liable, RJ Reynolds, is likely to appeal, lawyers for Cynthia Robinson, said the goal of the lawsuit was to stop tobacco companies from targeting children and young people with their advertising. Here, in November 2013, the then Minister for Health James Reilly published the outline of a Bill to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products in Ireland with the aim of making Ireland a smoke free society by 2025. But how important ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0724/632779-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-24-july-2014/?clipid=1636438
Over 3000 men are newly diagnosed with the condition in Ireland each year and the Irish Cancer Society are today launching the Man to Man Storybook, a book for men experiencing prostate cancer with 11 real life stories designed to offer hope and support to other men with prostate cancer. It will be launched by one of the heroes of Italia 90, Packie Bonner and he joined Keelin in studio along with Donal Buggy, Head of Services, Irish Cancer Society. Packie also spoke about Roy Keane's possible move to Celtic... https://soundcloud.com/todaysor/packie-bonner-on-roy-keanehttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0530/620591-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-30-may-2014/?clipid=1589341
Cancer rates are expected to increase over the next six years and it is estimated that by 2020, 40,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Ireland each year. The role of research and how it can eliminate cancer was the main topic of discussion at a free public event entitled ‘Can Research Eliminate Cancer?’ organised by the Irish Cancer Society yesterday in Dublin and Sean was joined by Head of Research at the Irish Cancer Society, Prof. John FitzPatrick.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0501/614214-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-1-may-2014/?clipid=1564561
Today the Irish Cancer Society expressed concern that patients in treatment are struggling to cover the living costs associated with their disease. Consultant oncologist John Crown comments on his experience of the financial cost of cancer treatment.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2012/1217/359393-drivetime-monday-17-december-2012/?clipid=976751
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