Breast Cancer Ireland is a registered charity, established in 2012 to raise funding to support pioneering research, as well as to provide education and awareness programmes on the importance of good breast health to women of all ages nationally. The overarching vision is, that through speed of research discovery, we will transform breast cancer from often being a fatal disease to a treatable illness that can be maintained long-term.
Breakthrough Cancer Research is disrupting cancers future and saving lives, one research breakthrough at a time. We are an Irish medical research charity focused on cancer. We work to significantly impact the number of children and adults who can survive this disease. We invest in world-class research in Ireland to impact the quality of life for cancer patients and save lives.
The Irish Cancer Society is a community of survivors, families, patients, friends, nurses, doctors, scientists, professionals, supporters and volunteers, working together for and on behalf of people affected by cancer. We are dedicated to preventing cancer, detecting it early and fighting it at every level. The Irish Cancer Society currently funds over 150 cancer researchers across Ireland, working to develop new and better treatments for many different types of cancer. Since 2010, we have invested over €20 million into hundreds of innovative research projects. These projects have contributed enormously to our understanding of cancer, how it develops and how to treat different forms of cancer.
The National Breast Cancer Research Institute is a national breast cancer charity, based in University Hospital Galway. We are committed to funding breast cancer research that helps improve treatments and outcomes for women in Ireland and across the world. We raise funds for research from charity events, community-based fundraising, campaigns, and support from individuals and companies. We rely entirely on voluntary contributions and do not receive direct funding from government.
Established to improve the lives and health of children through research, for over 50 years the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) has been at the heart of pediatric research in Ireland. Based on the grounds of Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, formerly Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, the NCRC is the largest pediatric research center in the country. The purpose of the NCRC is to enable, grow and sustain a pediatric research community in Ireland and we do this by providing a framework of supports around which research and researchers can flourish. Through our competitive research grants, state of the art laboratory, and Children’s Clinical Research Unit, we facilitate the conduct of high quality research by academic researchers, clinicians, nurses and allied health care professionals working in pediatrics.
The OCF is Ireland's national charity for Oesophageal Cancer. Bringing the good fight to a bad cancer, we are passionately committed to the eradication of this disease, helping those affected live full, long lives. This dedicated community comprises volunteers, donors, supporters, researchers, medical professionals, sufferers and survivors who together give time, energy and money to help anyone affected, live well with this bad cancer.