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# Breast Cancer

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# Cancer
Reilly confirms no plans to return breast cancer surgery to Sligo
The Minister for Health says Sligo will be a screening centre for colon cancer, but breast surgery won’t be returning.
# Sligo
Junior minister admits mistakes over Sligo breast cancer services promise
John Perry, who hung up during an interview about his promise for the services, gave a press conference on the issue yesterday.
# Breakthrough
TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research
Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our daily wrap-up of news and developments – today including a pretty unusual health experiment in Sweden…
# Good News
Five cups of coffee a day could reduce breast cancer risk
A new Swedish study has indicated that a high intake of coffee could significantly cut the risk of developing a certain type of breast cancer.
# Cancer
Breast cancer gene therapy breakthrough
Scientists at Queen’s have developed new gene technology that targets cancerous cells while leaving healthy tissue untouched.
# Breast Cancer
HIQA questions breast cancer care at Cork University Hospital
A number of ‘governance and operational management issues’ exist at Cork University Hospital’s Breast Clinic, according to HIQA’s review.
# Barbie Bling
Diamond necklace Barbie sells for over $300,000
The most valuable Barbie in the world sports no less than three carats of diamonds around her neck.
# Do You Like It?
Those naughty Facebook updates aren't as naughty as you think
‘I like it on the floor’ says where women keep their handbags – and is part of a breast cancer campaign.