Europa Donna Ireland

    We had a great meeting recently with Dympna Watson (Chairperson – left) and Ciara Devine (Centre) from Europa Donna Ireland, the voluntary patient advocacy organisation which is working for better breast cancer services,  during which we discussed some of our upcoming breast cancer research trials and how we might work together in the future. Also […]

NUI Galway Opens New Research Centre To Benefit Frontline Patient Care

NUI Galway have opened the Lambe Institute for Translational Research and HRB Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Galway. The co-location of these two facilities in one building on hospital grounds will mean basic laboratory research conducted in the translational research facility can be evaluated in clinical trials in the clinical research facility and ultimately […]

National Cancer Strategy for 2016-2025

Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Health recently announced a public consultation on the development of a National Cancer Strategy for 2016-2025. The Department of Health is seeking the views of the public on cancer services and on priorities for a new cancer strategy. ICORG has welcomed the announcement and believe that Clinical Research has to be prioritised in the next Cancer Strategy. Through appropriate funding ICORG should be placed in a strong position to bring more new treatments to Irish cancer patients.