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#melanoma

# melanoma - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rate of non-melanoma skin cancer predicted to increase by over 350% 2040

Rate of non-melanoma skin cancer predicted to increase by over 350%

Incidents of cancer overall are expected to double according to figures from the National Cancer Registry.

# melanoma - Friday 6 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002 Ireland

Rates of certain types of skin cancer have increased since 2002

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sunscreen when out in the sun?

What do you do to make sure your skin is protected from harmful UV rays?

# melanoma - Friday 7 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 294 deaths may have been caused by Irish… heatwaves Heatwaves

294 deaths may have been caused by Irish… heatwaves

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin Read Me

Column: You can get a tan from a bottle, so save your skin

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

From TheJournal.ie Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland Health

Melanoma Awareness Month: 100 people die of melanoma every year in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds?

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

From TheJournal.ie Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal – but preventable – melanoma Cancer

Public urged to recognise signs of potentially fatal – but preventable – melanoma

Irish young people tend to be affected more by potentially fatal skin cancer, the rates of which are increasing.

# melanoma - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer – research Sunbeds

794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer – research

Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.

# melanoma - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland Cancer

100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister will approve skin cancer ‘wonder drug’ when reimbursement deal is agreed Melanoma

Minister will approve skin cancer ‘wonder drug’ when reimbursement deal is agreed

The Taoiseach says James Reilly is in talks to have Ipilimumab made available in Ireland, but only when its costs are reimbursible.