For the first time, melanoma diagnoses exceed 1,000 cases per year in Ireland

The latest shocking figures available from the National Cancer Registry show that in 2014 there were 10,304 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer, and worryingly, for the first time melanoma skin cancer diagnoses have breached the 1,000 mark (1,041 cases), almost trebling in the last 20 years. In response, the Irish Skin Foundation has launched the […]

Sunbeds cause skin cancer when used exactly as intended…

It’s official, there is no safe limit for exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunbeds, according to independent scientific committee. Skin cancer in Ireland Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland. Yet, in most cases, it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. There are two main types: non-melanoma (including […]