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# breastcheck

Last year
2022
# breastcheck
'Essential' that Government supports BreastCheck after appointments delayed by up to a year
The service said it will be more in line with England during this time, which screens women every three years.
All time
# Coronavirus
Simon Harris confirms that all cancer screening services will resume by July
All screening services were cancelled in March when the Covid-19 pandemic began.
# HSE
Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case
Six months after receiving a normal screening result, the Wexford mother-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer.
# Medical
BreastCheck director concerned as programme receives 15 solicitor's letters in past two weeks
BreastCheck says it doesn’t want “to be diverting taxpayers funds on litigation services”.
# breastcheck
Over 25,000 women invited for a free breast check this year opted not to go
Free mammograms are offered every two years to all women aged 50-64.
# breastcheck
Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.
# Cancer
Concern as Breastcheck age extension won't be rolled out in 2014
The age-range extension will not be taking place, the HSE’s Director General confirmed.
# breastcheck
BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'
In its12th year of operation, the screening service checked 125,329 women.