Being HPV aware can save lives

October 30, 2019

The human papiloma virus (HPV) vaccine is now administered free of charge for both boys and girls in their first year of secondary school.

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Uptake in HPV vaccine by 20 per cent

April 17, 2019

The uptake of HPV vaccine is at 70 percent which is a 20 percent increase over the last two years making a future without cervical cancer all the more likely according to the HSE.


Cancer does not have to be deadly

March 7, 2018

Fear. That’s all that Máire can recall. It seeped into her veins, into her mind and into her soul. On the day that Máire was diagnosed with breast cancer, all she heard was the dreaded


Budget 2018: Tackling cancer

October 11, 2017

Minister Paschal Donohue increased the VAT rate applied to sunbed services in yesterday’s budget, due to “Clear evidence” of a link between sunbed use and skin cancer, he said.