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Irish Cancer Society

Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society is the national charity for cancer care in Ireland. It is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem and to improving the lives of those living with cancer, through patient care, research and education.

Patient care services include homecare nurses, night nurses, cancer liaison nurses and support groups. The Society organises public health promotion campaigns and provides continuing professional education to health professionals with an interest in cancer care. Through its division, Cancer Research Ireland, the Society is the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland. It also funds the Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group, the umbrella body for cancer specialists undertaking clinical trials. Action Breast Cancer (ABC) is a recently established project of the Society which is a “one stop” resource on all aspects of breast cancer, providing specialist information and support and funding leading edge breast cancer research. Its services are free and confidential.

Services’ Summary:

  • Home care nurses
  • Night nurses
  • Cancer liaison nurses
  • A child psychology and play therapy service
  • Support group volunteers offer a shared experience to those who have been newly diagnosed with cancer. The nine support groups affiliated to the Society are: Reach to Recovery, the Colostomy Care Group, the Laryngectomy Association of Ireland, Lymphoma Support Ireland , Cancer Plus, CanTeen, Genetic Breast Cancer Support Group, Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Group and Men Against Cancer
  • The Cancer Helpline
  • National Quitline
  • Special fund – for those with financial difficulties
  • Bursaries

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Night Nurse

Irish Cancer Society is looking for Night Nurses in the Waterford, Wicklow, Dublin, Kildare and Wexford areas

Corporate Partnerships Manager

The Irish Cancer Society requires a Corporate Partnership Manager to manage a busy fundraising team.

Donor Development Volunteer

  • See description
  • Updated 22/10/2014
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society is lookign for a volunteer to help out in a busy Fundraising team

Cancer Information Services Nurse

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 22/10/2014
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer society requires a Nurse to work on the Cancer Information Helpline

Community Fundraiser Midwest

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 22/10/2014
  • Dublin

The Irish Cancer Society is looking for a Community Fundraiser to cover the Midwest region

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