Because our children are more precious than Gold
Childhood Cancer Ireland is a charity founded by and led by parents of children with cancer.
Our mission is to achieve health justice for all children diagnosed with cancer in Ireland.
We want to ensure that more children survive childhood cancer and thrive as adults through early diagnosis, access to less toxic treatments and a holistic approach to support for survivors and their families, who are dealing with the long-term effects.
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If your child has recently been diagnosed with cancer, we understand the fear and powerlessness you are feeling. We have been where you are now, and we know that you are looking for useful information, but we also know that too much information can be overwhelming.
Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) have very specific concerns when they are diagnosed with cancer.
This is a time when you want to meet others and form close relationships. It’s a time when you want to focus on school, careers or starting families.
Leaving treatment is a time to celebrate but can also be an anxious time for patients and parents.
Living with childhood cancer is all-consuming – so what now? How do you go forward in this new life as a survivor?
Lord Mayor of Dublin hosts childhood cancer patients and survivors on International Childhood Cancer Day
15th February 2024 Children with cancer and survivors of childhood cancer attended a special afternoon tea at the Mansion House today, hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste to mark International Childhood Cancer Day. Every year, 369...
Families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis to benefit from LIA / Childhood Cancer Ireland partnership
Across Ireland an average of 369 children and young adults aged 0-24 are newly diagnosed with childhood cancer every year. This equates to nine families receiving a devastating diagnosis of childhood cancer every week. While the families primary focus is...
Are you a parent or survivor who would like to attend a European conference to learn from other countries and to share your experiences? Childhood Cancer International (CCI) Europe is a parent and survivor-led body and will hold it's annual conference...
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A helping hand is most appreciated
Your generosity has the power to improve the lives of children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and their families.
We help ease the burden of diagnosis and treatment on children and their families by providing practical and emotional supports for families at a very difficult time.