Following a request for help explaining with different types of cancer, 

we have copied the following link directly to the Irish Cancer Society; 

Please note we are not affiliated with or any part of the Irish Cancer Society, we are a separate body, however we feel it is important to use information when and where it is available. 

We are happy to help and guide anyone wishing to look for information.

The Irish cancer society provides information about many aspects of Cancer and lists the following with each section providing a detailed information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment and living with cancer.

Copied below is a list of the cancer's Irish Cancer Society can help with which the above link directs to;

The most common types of cancer in Ireland are:

  • (Non-melanoma) skin cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Bowel (colon and rectum) cancer
  • Lung cancer

For information on these and many other types of cancer, written by the Irish Cancer Society's specialist cancer nurses, please click the link above:

  • Advanced cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Bone cancer (primary)
  • Secondary Bone cancer
  • Bowel (colon and rectum) cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Secondary Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer in children and teenagers
  • Carcinoid tumours (neuroendocrine)
  • Cervical cancer
  • Eye cancer
  • Gall bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Cancer of the Larynx
  • Leukaemia - Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL)
  • Leukaemia - Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)
  • Leukaemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
  • Leukaemia - Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)
  • Liver cancer
  • Secondary Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Secondary Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma - Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL)
  • Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth, head and neck cancer
  • Myeloma
  • Cancer of the Oesophagus (Gullet)
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Rare cancers
  • Skin cancer
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Stomach cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Unknown primary cancer
  • Cancer of the vagina
  • Cancer of the vulva
  • Cancer of the womb (uterus)