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#Breast Cancer

# breast-cancer - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding as 'shining star' dies aged 39

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 5:40 PM 250,282 Views 67 Comments

The singer had breast cancer.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study
# Treatment
# Treatment

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Jan 28th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,071 Views 3 Comments

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September

Jun 24th 2020, 5:17 PM 7,931 Views 8 Comments

Priority groups will receive letters from 6 July.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Just 937 CervicalCheck tests and no BreastCheck exams were carried out in April
# Hse Figures
# Hse Figures

Just 937 CervicalCheck tests and no BreastCheck exams were carried out in April

Jun 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 8,795 Views 6 Comments

Cancer screening services will begin to return at the end of the month – but there is huge gap in referrals in the past 3 months.

# breast-cancer - Monday 27 April, 2020

'This week I had to receive the results of my latest scan on my own'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This week I had to receive the results of my latest scan on my own'

Apr 27th 2020, 6:53 AM 43,782 Views 6 Comments

Holly Kennedy is doing her best to handle her treatment for breast cancer, while all around her has changed.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital

Jan 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 51,682 Views 22 Comments

Jess was given a makeshift bed behind a doorway when battling infection following a mastectomy.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:55 AM 20,917 Views 45 Comments

A new study has found that an AI system can better identify cancer in mammograms.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,307 Views 2 Comments

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

# breast-cancer - Friday 30 August, 2019

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study

Aug 30th 2019, 7:21 AM 13,496 Views 20 Comments

The new study is the first to show that the risk of breast cancer remains elevated 10 years after treatment has stopped.

# breast-cancer - Friday 26 October, 2018

A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice
# Alive Alive Oh!
# Alive Alive Oh!

A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice

Oct 26th 2018, 11:25 AM 43,122 Views 34 Comments

The stunt was part of a new campaign, Take Notice, for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Here's how to check your breasts for lumps, because October should be about more than just pink things
# Breast Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Breast Cancer

Here's how to check your breasts for lumps, because October should be about more than just pink things

Oct 9th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,394 Views 0 Comments

Give ‘em a squeeze.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families
# False Claims
# False Claims

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:31 PM 39,402 Views 71 Comments

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,672 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system
# Immunotherapy
# Immunotherapy

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system

Jun 5th 2018, 8:43 AM 16,108 Views 21 Comments

The method has already been shown to work with a range of cancers including leukaemia and melanoma.

# breast-cancer - Friday 4 May, 2018

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

May 4th 2018, 6:20 PM 26,107 Views 179 Comments

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
# Scandal
# Scandal

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error

May 2nd 2018, 1:29 PM 12,844 Views 4 Comments

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine
# Happy Magazine
# Happy Magazine

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine

Apr 7th 2018, 9:15 AM 10,658 Views 4 Comments

Happy Magazine aims to share something useful, helpful or positive about the Irish cancer journey every day.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer
# RIP
# RIP

'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer

Mar 7th 2018, 4:48 PM 39,451 Views 7 Comments

Emma Hannigan passed away last Saturday.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis
# Emma Hannigan
# Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Feb 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 27,037 Views 8 Comments

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 10 February, 2018

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,211 Views 5 Comments

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer
# Research
# Research

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Jan 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 13,934 Views 18 Comments

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,928 Views 20 Comments

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

Sep 28th 2017, 9:25 PM 27,146 Views 25 Comments

Hundreds of messages from well-wishers quickly poured in on Twitter.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'

Sep 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 22,109 Views 21 Comments

Mother-of-three Ger felt a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. With her family’s support, she managed to come out the other side.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'
# Dragon Boating
# Dragon Boating

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:00 PM 26,573 Views 7 Comments

The Plurabelle Paddlers, a team for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, competes all over the world.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'
# Major Step Forward
# Major Step Forward

Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:30 PM 11,387 Views 33 Comments

Current best practice sees women given full breast radiotherapy in most cases.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,106 Views 35 Comments

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer
# Bras And Prostheses
# Bras And Prostheses

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer

Jul 1st 2017, 1:34 PM 10,612 Views 22 Comments

“I want to ensure that they are not subjected to additional stress and worry about losing services.”

# breast-cancer - Saturday 1 April, 2017

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages
# Highly Accurate
# Highly Accurate

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages

Apr 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 27,264 Views 28 Comments

A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year
# Alcohol And Cancer
# Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 AM 24,855 Views 21 Comments

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life

Dec 28th 2016, 10:00 PM 3,202 Views 8 Comments

In an extract from her autobiography, business woman Jo Malone writes about being told she had breast cancer.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial
# Early Access
# Early Access

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial

Dec 20th 2016, 8:46 AM 8,835 Views 26 Comments

The 50 Irish patients will join almost 5,000 taking part worldwide on the trial.

# breast-cancer - Monday 7 November, 2016

Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'

Nov 7th 2016, 9:45 AM 25,146 Views 20 Comments

Her friend and fellow actor Sarah Michelle Gellar presented her with a Courage Award.

# breast-cancer - Monday 31 October, 2016

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

Oct 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 12,809 Views 4 Comments

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"
# Busted
# Busted

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Oct 20th 2016, 7:52 PM 7,377 Views 16 Comments

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims
# Abortion
# Abortion

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Sep 8th 2016, 7:56 PM 22,617 Views 125 Comments

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."
# Utah
# Utah

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

May 31st 2016, 10:09 AM 27,744 Views 9 Comments

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says
# Decade-long Study
# Decade-long Study

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

May 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,572 Views 1 Comment

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough
# Personalised Treatments
# Personalised Treatments

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

May 3rd 2016, 2:50 PM 13,960 Views 12 Comments

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,464 Views 8 Comments

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

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