# melanoma - Today’s News
There’s a lot going on up North in the New Year.
# melanoma - Monday 27 January, 2014
Incidents of cancer overall are expected to double according to figures from the National Cancer Registry.
# melanoma - Friday 6 September, 2013
The National Cancer Registry Ireland said that an average of 6,899 cases of invasive skin cancer were diagnosed each year in Ireland between 1994 and 2011.
# melanoma - Saturday 8 June, 2013
What do you do to make sure your skin is protected from harmful UV rays?
# melanoma - Friday 7 June, 2013
The study found that because Ireland’s climate is changing there will be more heatwaves, which may result in more heat-related deaths.
# melanoma - Thursday 16 May, 2013
People in Ireland seem to be obsessed with getting a tan – but this country has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the entire world. It’s time to wake up to the real danger sun of exposure, says Pauline Power, who was diagnosed with a melanoma at 29.
# melanoma - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Ireland has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world – and the number of diagnoses is rising alongside the mortality rate.
# melanoma - Monday 29 April, 2013
New legislation will mean it will be illegal for under-18s to use sunbeds. Should this be extended to adults, resulting in a total ban?
# melanoma - Thursday 22 November, 2012
Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.
# melanoma - Wednesday 25 July, 2012
Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.
# melanoma - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Melanoma Awareness Month is this month. Experts warn that excessive sun exposure causes 90 per cent of all skin cancer cases, so sunscreen and shade is a must in the summer sun.
# melanoma - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
The Taoiseach says James Reilly is in talks to have Ipilimumab made available in Ireland, but only when its costs are reimbursible.