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# cancer-screening - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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.

# cancer-screening - Friday 29 May, 2020

Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case 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.

# cancer-screening - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths

Labour leader Alan Kelly said normal diagnostics and screening services need to get back up and running.

# cancer-screening - Friday 10 May, 2019

Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI

The Royal College of Surgeons said the standard of absolute confidence would have a ‘grievous impact’ on testing.

# cancer-screening - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected

Dr Gabriel Scally told an Oireachtas Committee that an initial review to identify women involved was flawed.

# cancer-screening - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

# cancer-screening - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

# cancer-screening - Friday 6 June, 2014

Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening?

Fear of cancer appears to influence some women’s decision to attend cervical screening – but not in the way you might think, writes health psychologist Marie Kotzur.

# cancer-screening - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Breast cancer screening "reduces deaths, but over-diagnoses"

Experts say that in some cases, women are diagnosed with tumours that would have remained undetected for the rest of their lives and which they would not have died from.

# cancer-screening - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Older women not availing of important cervical cancer screenings - report

The National Cancer Screening Service has raised concerns about the low proportion of women aged over 50 who have availed of free screenings for cervical cancer.