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

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

May 3rd 2016, 2:50 PM 13,974 Views 12 Comments

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

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 22,524 Views 8 Comments

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

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
# Progress
# Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 7,447 Views 3 Comments

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer

Dec 9th 2015, 3:25 PM 63,568 Views 25 Comments

Dr Sarah McAnallen had trained in Dublin.

It's going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme
# MAMMOGRAMS
# MAMMOGRAMS

It's going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme

Nov 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 14,869 Views 12 Comments

The US changed its rules on when women should begin getting mammograms.

'I had no lump, but had an aggressive type of breast cancer'
# Breast Check
# Breast Check

'I had no lump, but had an aggressive type of breast cancer'

Oct 19th 2015, 6:05 AM 19,566 Views 5 Comments

Anna wants women to make sure they keep their breast check appointments, as hers saved her life.

Facebook has apologised for banning an 'overly sexual' breast check ad
# Mistake
# Mistake

Facebook has apologised for banning an 'overly sexual' breast check ad

Oct 9th 2015, 12:44 PM 24,216 Views 37 Comments

The decision to ban the ad (which has been reinstated) for Dublin’s Well Woman Centre has been acknowledged as a “mistake”.

'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death'
# Think Ahead
# Think Ahead

'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death'

Sep 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 24,136 Views 6 Comments

Wendy has terminal cancer.

Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum
# Awareness
# Awareness

Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum

Sep 1st 2015, 9:00 AM 12,713 Views 2 Comments

Their mother died of breast cancer six weeks after diagnosis, at the age of 44.

#BoobsOverBellyButtons is women's perfect response to the belly button challenge
# Boobs Over Belly Buttons
From The Daily Edge
# Boobs Over Belly Buttons

#BoobsOverBellyButtons is women's perfect response to the belly button challenge

Jun 17th 2015, 9:18 AM 10,675 Views 7 Comments

WAY better.

A woman with cancer had a powerful response to the #HoldACokeWithYourBoobs 'challenge'
# F**k Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# F**k Cancer

A woman with cancer had a powerful response to the #HoldACokeWithYourBoobs 'challenge'

Jun 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,438 Views 2 Comments

“Breast cancer is not fun and sexy. The treatment is gruelling.”

Here's the controversy behind the internet's 'hold a coke with your boobs' challenge
# Breast Cancer Awareness
From The Daily Edge
# Breast Cancer Awareness

Here's the controversy behind the internet's 'hold a coke with your boobs' challenge

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:19 AM 21,891 Views 5 Comments

Turns out it’s not for charity at all.

This test means no chemotherapy for some breast cancer patients
# Health
# Health

This test means no chemotherapy for some breast cancer patients

Mar 20th 2015, 11:34 AM 11,562 Views 5 Comments

The gene test is only available here since 2011.

This unique Irish lingerie has been sold to the French
# Theya Lingerie
# Theya Lingerie

This unique Irish lingerie has been sold to the French

Jan 30th 2015, 6:45 AM 28,993 Views 10 Comments

It’s specially for certain patients.

Comedian Tig Notaro performs set topless after getting heckled
# Tig Notaro
From The Daily Edge
# Tig Notaro

Comedian Tig Notaro performs set topless after getting heckled

Nov 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 6,631 Views 0 Comments

The comedian, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012, revealed her mastectomy scars to the audience.

Here's why Dublin's canal is looking pinker than usual today
# Plurabelle Paddlers
# Plurabelle Paddlers

Here's why Dublin's canal is looking pinker than usual today

Nov 1st 2014, 10:30 AM 10,620 Views 4 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69

Oct 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 6,734 Views 12 Comments

The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.

There's now help for people with serious illnesses returning to work
# Time Off Work Plans
# Time Off Work Plans

There's now help for people with serious illnesses returning to work

Sep 24th 2014, 9:19 AM 6,643 Views 3 Comments

The Guide is being launched by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

Opinion: I wouldn't have recognised the signs if my cousin hadn't been diagnosed with breast cancer
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Opinion: I wouldn't have recognised the signs if my cousin hadn't been diagnosed with breast cancer

Sep 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 115 Views 18 Comments

I was just 35 years old when I was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients
# Paint It Pink
# Paint It Pink

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:21 AM 5,412 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society also launched a campaign calling on people to ‘Paint it Pink’ to raise money.

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading
# Prevention
# Prevention

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

Aug 13th 2014, 1:39 PM 6,253 Views 14 Comments

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

Irish scientist to help combat aggressive 'triple negative' breast cancer
# UCD
# UCD

Irish scientist to help combat aggressive 'triple negative' breast cancer

Aug 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 8,009 Views 3 Comments

UCD’s Dr Madeline Murphy has been awarded €25,000 from the Breast Cancer Campaign.

Irish scientist to find out whether calcium deposits cause breast tumours
# Step Forward
# Step Forward

Irish scientist to find out whether calcium deposits cause breast tumours

Jul 28th 2014, 2:45 PM 8,915 Views 13 Comments

RCSI’s Dr Maria Morgan has been given €126,000 to conduct research over the next three years.

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer
# Prevention
# Prevention

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer

Jul 5th 2014, 4:45 PM 9,164 Views 16 Comments

It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.

Eating too much red meat could increase your risk of breast cancer
# Diet
# Diet

Eating too much red meat could increase your risk of breast cancer

Jun 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,567 Views 23 Comments

A new study looks at diet in early adulthood, while previous research had focused on diet later in life.

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research
# Treatment
# Treatment

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research

Apr 15th 2014, 11:12 AM 10,458 Views 4 Comments

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Apr 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,659 Views 8 Comments

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

The Sun's breast check campaign could actually harm women, warns doctor
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

The Sun's breast check campaign could actually harm women, warns doctor

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 22,156 Views 27 Comments

The Sun’s campaign has divided critics in the UK with its photographs of topless women examining their breasts.

Column: There isn't a 'right' way to die. Journalists should recognise that.
# Bill Keller
# Bill Keller

Column: There isn't a 'right' way to die. Journalists should recognise that.

Jan 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 101 Views 23 Comments

Lisa Bonchek Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer seven years ago, and has since publicly chronicled her experiences online. Journalists asking whether this is ‘too public’ are asking the wrong questions, writes Marie Ennis-O’Connor.

Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence
# Health
# Health

Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence

Dec 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,863 Views 5 Comments

Study by Trinity College Dublin scientists found that taking the treatment consistently over five years has real benefits for survival.

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer
# Sisters
# Sisters

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer

Nov 15th 2013, 7:31 PM 18,665 Views 5 Comments

Twin sisters Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer were both diagnosed with breast cancer only months apart.

Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer

Nov 11th 2013, 3:15 PM 15,696 Views 21 Comments

A new study of 1,200 school girls has given clues about the possible origins of the disease.

Relax, the tweeting bra has finally arrived
# Tweet Tweet
From The Daily Edge
# Tweet Tweet

Relax, the tweeting bra has finally arrived

Oct 25th 2013, 1:24 PM 2,690 Views 3 Comments

We won’t ask what the delay was.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 13,611 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Global survey shows advanced breast cancer patients are battling isolation
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Global survey shows advanced breast cancer patients are battling isolation

Oct 4th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,968 Views 6 Comments

A global survey has found that two-thirds of women with advanced breast cancer feel like no one knows what they are going through.

Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Study confirms shorter radiotherapy course best option for women with breast cancer

Sep 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,495 Views 4 Comments

Results from over four thousand women were studied as part of the landmark ‘START’ research in the UK.

World's first collaborative cancer research centre to open in Ireland
# Breast Predict
# Breast Predict

World's first collaborative cancer research centre to open in Ireland

Aug 29th 2013, 8:35 AM 5,496 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society made the announcement about the centre today.

Experienced surgeons mean breast cancer patients need less surgery
# Mastectomy
# Mastectomy

Experienced surgeons mean breast cancer patients need less surgery

Aug 14th 2013, 10:53 AM 5,485 Views 25 Comments

Women who had their first surgery in a hospital treating a large number of breast cancer patients were less likely to have a second operation.

Daniel O'Donnell asks for prayers as wife Majella diagnosed with cancer
# Majella O'donnell
# Majella O'donnell

Daniel O'Donnell asks for prayers as wife Majella diagnosed with cancer

Jul 27th 2013, 1:17 PM 18,307 Views 48 Comments

The singer confirmed his wife Majella has been diagnosed breast cancer, but that it had been “found in the early stages”.

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation

Jul 22nd 2013, 12:58 PM 42 Views 9 Comments

Talking about cancer is never fun, but we’re trying to make it easier. The Irish Cancer Society’s upcoming Colour Dash will try to bring some colour and vibrancy to the cancer cause, writes helpline nurse Naomi Fitzgibbon.