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Excellence & leadership in cancer research

Clinical Research offers hope to cancer patients by providing them with access to treatments that are not currently available outside of the clinical research arena. ICORG has succeeded in offering research options to over 10,300 patients in the last fifteen years. We are committed to building on this success in the years to come and continuing our efforts in the battle against cancer in Ireland.

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News

07 October 2014 | In News

Kilbehenny Cycling Club’s Fundraiser for Cancer Research!

ICORG would like to give a huge thanks to everyone who took part in this event! We are so thrilled to have been Kilbehenny Cycling Club's chosen charity who raised nearly €3,000 for Cancer Research!



 

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16 September 2014 | In News

Irish Cancer Clinical Trial Takes Centre Stage At Major US Conference

Results from the ICORG 05-03 Study - Randomised Phase III Trial of Two Fractionation Schemes in the Treatment of Malignant Spinal Cord Compression - were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) meeting in San Francisco on Monday 15th September.
 
The study determined that the one single dose of 10Gy of radiation therapy will deliver the same mobility and stability benefits for the patient as four doses of 5Gy (total 20Gy) of radiation therapy.

It the first Irish trial ever to be featured at the plenary session of a major US medical educational conference and Dr Thirion's plenary presentation was one of only four selected from more than 2000 submissions from all over the world.

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26 May 2014 | In News Events

Kilbehenny Cycling Club Fundraiser - 22nd June 2014

Kilbehenny Cycle Club has kindly selected ICORG to fundraise for in their upcoming cycling event. Please support this worthy cause and join them on Sunday 22nd June 2014 for a great days cycling! They have three routes on offer (125km/60km/15km) so there’s a distance to suit everybody.


                                                     

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20 May 2014 | In News Events

International Clinical Trials Day - 20th May 2014

Each year the International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world on or near the 20th of May to celebrate the day that James Lind began his controlled trial comparing the different treatments for scurvy on the 20th May 1747.

Thanks to James Lind, carefully regulated clinical trials are currently the most effective way to establish which new treatments are beneficial for patients. International Clinical Trials Day provides a focal point to raise awareness of the importance of research.

Click here for more Information from ICORG On Clinical Trials

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16 May 2014 | In News

Professor John Fitzpatrick

ICORG wishes to express its Sincere Condolences to the Family and Colleagues of Professor John Fitzpatrick, Head of Research at the Irish Cancer Society on his untimely and sudden passing.
 

 

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31 March 2014 | In News Events

Masterclass in Translational Cancer Research - Friday 4th & 11th April

A Masterclass in Translational Cancer Research will take place on Friday 4th & 11th April 2014 at the NICB, Dublin City University.

 

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10 March 2014 | In News

ICORG’s Patient Advocate

ICORG's fantastic Patient Advocate, Evelyn O'Rourke has been in the news recently sharing her honest and inspiring cancer story with the nation. Her inspirational book, Dear Ross, was published this month.

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