Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service release Donegal 2010 figures

281 people in Donegal contacted the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Information Service in 2010 according to figures released by the society today.

88 nights of care were provided in Donegal last year, at a cost of €30,800, while over €24,300 in financial aid was provided to people in the county in 2010.

The figures were released to coincide with the launch of Daffodil Day, which takes place on the 25th of next month.

Justin Mc Dermott is the Head of Fundraising in the North West - He's appealing to people to volunteer for the day:

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