MKF welcomes approval of a new independent patient advocacy service for those affected by the CervicalCheck scandal

The Marie Keating Foundation has welcomed a commitment from Health Minister, Simon Harris, that the Government will fund a new independent patient advocacy and support group, to assist those affected by the recent CervicalCheck controversy. Stephan Teap, whose wife Irene died of cervical cancer last year after two misread smear tests and Vicky Phelan, whose […]

The Marie Keating Foundation is urging the public to be ‘SunSmart’, as temperatures are set to rise again from this weekend

The Marie Keating Foundation is urging the public to be ‘SunSmart’ this weekend (June 22nd-24th 2018)  and into next week. This comes as Met Eireann says temperatures will rise considerably from Friday, with very warm or even hot conditions developing next week. The weekend will see temperatures rise, with highs of between 19° – 24°celcius […]

A ‘SunSmart’ garden shines a light on skin cancer at Bord Bia’s Bloom

‘The SunSmart garden created by the Marie Keating Foundation is designed to encourage people to protect themselves in the sun to avoid skin cancer Dublin, May 31st 2018. The Marie Keating Foundation today unveiled their yellow themed ‘SunSmart’ Garden at Bord Bia’s Bloom. Sponsored by MSD, this garden aims to make the public- young & […]

The Marie Keating Foundation urges women to continue attending Cervical Check despite issues recently unveiled.

The Marie Keating Foundation wishes to express its sincerest sympathies to the families of the 17 women identified in the review of Cervical Check, who are now deceased and who were not notified of the errors associated with their cervical screening. Following confirmation that 209 women with cervical cancer were not advised of the errors […]

The Marie Keating Foundation host BRCA seminar for women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer

On 21st April 2018, the Marie Keating Foundation hosted a unique event for carriers of hereditary cancers, family & friends of women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Supported by AstraZeneca, this unique event, saw over 130 in attendance at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown last Saturday. Hereditary cancer syndromes are genetic disorders which are […]

The Marie Keating Foundation partners with Pfizer’s EmotionSpace App

Pfizer’s EmotionSpace app supports women living with metastatic breast cancer (mBC) in their daily life.     The Marie Keating Foundation, have partnered with the new EmotionSpace app to increase awareness of the direct support that is available to people living with metastatic breast cancer. The combination of the immediacy of online emotional support with […]