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Men's Cancer Alliance


Testicular cancer is a type of cancer that forms in one of the testicles and is the most common cancer in younger
men aged between 15 and 34 years in Ireland.



Men's Cancer Alliance


Prostate cancer is a slow growing, malignant cancer that develops in the walnut-sized prostate gland. The chance of developing prostate cancer
increases with age and a family history.



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Bowel cancer (also known as colorectal cancer) is the second most common cancer in men, with one in ten men likely to be diagnosed with the
disease by age 85.



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Penile cancer is a cancer that develops on the penis. Penile cancer is rare in Ireland. It occurs in less than 1 in every 100,000 men each year in Europe...


Welcome to the Men’s Cancer Alliance

Did you know?

  • 30,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed in Ireland every year?
  • Incidence rates of cancer are 26% higher in men than in women?
  • The cumulative life time risk of getting a cancer diagnosis is 1 in 3
    for men and 1 in 4 for women?
  • Mortality rates to cancer is 38% higher in men than in women?
  • That more men get and die to cancer than women in Ireland every year?
  • That Prostate Cancer accounts for 22% of all deaths in men to cancer?
  • The World Health Organisation predicts that cancer cases will increase
    by 70% in the next twenty years?

The Men’s Cancer Alliance (MCA) is a new umbrella alliance, formed by
The Mater Foundation, The Mercy Hospital Foundation and Cancer Care West charities. Our aim is to create awareness about men’s cancers, treatments and supports available to men and with your help to raise vital funds to ensure that men right across Ireland have access to the most up to date facilities, treatments and support services to help them on their cancer journey.


We believe that No Man should die un-necessarily to cancer!