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#Breast Cancer

# breast-cancer - Saturday 10 February, 2018

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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'

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'

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'

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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'

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

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"

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

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."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

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

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

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

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 student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

# breast-cancer - Monday 14 December, 2015

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

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

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

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

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

Dr Sarah McAnallen had trained in Dublin.

# breast-cancer - Sunday 1 November, 2015

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

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

# breast-cancer - Monday 19 October, 2015

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

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

# breast-cancer - Friday 9 October, 2015

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

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

# breast-cancer - Friday 11 September, 2015

'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death' Think Ahead This post contains videos

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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

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

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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

# breast-cancer - Friday 5 June, 2015

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

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

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

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

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

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

Turns out it’s not for charity at all.

# breast-cancer - Friday 20 March, 2015

This test means no chemotherapy for some breast cancer patients

The gene test is only available here since 2011.

# breast-cancer - Friday 30 January, 2015

This unique Irish lingerie has been sold to the French

It’s specially for certain patients.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

Comedian Tig Notaro performs set topless after getting heckled

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

# breast-cancer - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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

It’s for a very good cause.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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

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

# breast-cancer - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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

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

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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

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

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

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

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