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#cancer screening

# 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.