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#Breast Cancer

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

May 14th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,829 Views 1 Comment

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

Angelina Jolie: I had double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer
# Angelina Jolie
# Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie: I had double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer

May 14th 2013, 8:32 AM 26,568 Views 46 Comments

Jolie said she made the decision to have a double mastectomy after learning she had an 87 per cent chance of developing breast cancer – the same disease that claimed her mother’s life in 2007.

The Dredge: Robbie Williams makes a roomful of enemies, calls DJ a "b**tard"
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Robbie Williams makes a roomful of enemies, calls DJ a "b**tard"

May 14th 2013, 8:10 AM 2,512 Views 0 Comments

Don’t go changing Robbie. Here’s all the celeb dirt you need today.

# breast-cancer - Friday 3 May, 2013

Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK

May 3rd 2013, 6:40 PM 4,553 Views 13 Comments

The increase mirrors an overall rise of 18 per cent in those that have been diagnosed with the disease between 1995 and 2010.

# breast-cancer - Friday 19 April, 2013

Combination of MRI and mammography could improve breast cancer detection
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Combination of MRI and mammography could improve breast cancer detection

Apr 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,455 Views 4 Comments

Mammography is the primary breast imaging method used for screening in Ireland but MRI is more sensitive and improves detection rates.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Stronger breast cancer surveillance will reduce health service costs - report
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Stronger breast cancer surveillance will reduce health service costs - report

Apr 18th 2013, 1:02 PM 3,469 Views 21 Comments

A report published by HIQA today recommends annual scans for women who have an elevated risk due to familial or genetic factors.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Irish patients benefit from breakthrough breast cancer test
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Irish patients benefit from breakthrough breast cancer test

Mar 20th 2013, 3:25 PM 7,065 Views 17 Comments

Irish patients were first in Europe to access the test that in one year made savings of around €856,440 for HSE.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Anastacia cancels European dates after cancer returns
# Breast Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Breast Cancer

Anastacia cancels European dates after cancer returns

Feb 28th 2013, 2:53 PM 724 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'

Feb 19th 2013, 3:17 PM 2,052 Views 4 Comments

In its12th year of operation, the screening service checked 125,329 women.

# breast-cancer - Sunday 3 February, 2013

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire
# The Light That Shines
# The Light That Shines

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:15 PM 12,141 Views 8 Comments

Jill Brzezinkski-Conley wants to show women they can feel good about their bodies, regardless of how they look.

# breast-cancer - Monday 5 November, 2012

Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy
# Breast Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Breast Cancer

Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy

Nov 5th 2012, 1:34 PM 869 Views 0 Comments

Osbourne had the surgery after learning she carries a gene which increases her risk of breast cancer.

# breast-cancer - Friday 2 November, 2012

Drug combination ‘shrinks’ secondary brain tumours in breast cancer patients
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Drug combination ‘shrinks’ secondary brain tumours in breast cancer patients

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:50 PM 7,009 Views 7 Comments

A ‘sizeable and increasing’ proportion of women with advanced breast cancer are developing secondary brain cancer.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Oct 30th 2012, 4:48 PM 10,486 Views 4 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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

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

Oct 30th 2012, 3:10 PM 5,519 Views 9 Comments

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.

WWE campaign raises $1m to fight breast cancer
# Wrestling
From The42
# Wrestling

WWE campaign raises $1m to fight breast cancer

Oct 30th 2012, 2:02 PM 880 Views 5 Comments

A cheque was presented to Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Monday Night Raw last night.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight
# Aine Lawlor
# Aine Lawlor

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight

Jul 7th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,815 Views 20 Comments

The Morning Ireland presenter made a surprise return to the airwaves yesterday morning, and will chat with Miriam O’Callaghan on her show tonight.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Comic super heroes go pink to fight cancer
# Breast Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Breast Cancer

Comic super heroes go pink to fight cancer

Jun 26th 2012, 8:43 PM 3,926 Views 4 Comments

A number of Marvel comics – including Captain America and Wolverine – will have a pink cover this October to help raise breast cancer awareness.

# breast-cancer - Sunday 10 June, 2012

The Tutu Project: Man wears frills for breast cancer
# TUTU MUCH
From The Daily Edge
# TUTU MUCH

The Tutu Project: Man wears frills for breast cancer

Jun 10th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,468 Views 10 Comments

The story of one man, his pink tutu, and his plan to raise funds for breast cancer.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Sheryl Crow diagnosed with benign brain tumour
# Illness
From The Daily Edge
# Illness

Sheryl Crow diagnosed with benign brain tumour

Jun 6th 2012, 5:15 PM 6,714 Views 12 Comments

Singer and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow said she knew something was wrong when she had memory trouble – but says that she isn’t worried as it is benign.

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

Jun 6th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,209 Views 0 Comments

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Column: 'I lost my breast to cancer, but thankfully I didn't lose my life.'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'I lost my breast to cancer, but thankfully I didn't lose my life.'

Apr 28th 2012, 7:00 PM 44 Views 7 Comments

Vivian Santiago was diagnosed with cancer at 26, now expecting her first child she tells women to be proactive about their health.

# breast-cancer - Friday 20 April, 2012

On yer bike: GAA stars get behind charity cycling initiative
# Bikers
From The42
# Bikers

On yer bike: GAA stars get behind charity cycling initiative

Apr 20th 2012, 11:46 AM 545 Views 0 Comments

Dublin forward Bernard Brogan was at Croke Park to promote ‘Race the Rás’ and may have inadvertently created a new sport.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Apr 19th 2012, 8:33 AM 5,110 Views 5 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours
# Cancer
# Cancer

New gene therapy could 'stop growth' of breast cancer tumours

Mar 7th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,929 Views 1 Comment

Researchers say that a new type of gene therapy could be used to target cancer cells while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Free film hopes to spread positive message of cancer recovery
# Share It
# Share It

Free film hopes to spread positive message of cancer recovery

Mar 6th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,251 Views 8 Comments

Charity gets The Clinic director Lisa Mulcahy and actress Dawn Bradfield on board for film about one woman’s journey from diagnosis to recovery – and they want you to share it online.

# breast-cancer - Monday 5 March, 2012

Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience
# Cancer
# Cancer

Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience

Mar 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,917 Views 5 Comments

Six-month journey of The Nualas performer through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment chronicled in RTÉ2 doc tonight.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

WATCH: Tipp go pink for breast cancer campaign
# Premier Pink
From The42
# Premier Pink

WATCH: Tipp go pink for breast cancer campaign

Jan 25th 2012, 2:41 PM 542 Views 0 Comments

Declan Ryan’s men will swap their iconic blue and gold jerseys for a pink strip in Nenagh this weekend.

# breast-cancer - Friday 6 January, 2012

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants
# Implants
# Implants

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants

Jan 6th 2012, 6:05 PM 1,380 Views 3 Comments

There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Former Miss Venezuela dead at 28 after breast cancer battle
# Miss Venezuela
# Miss Venezuela

Former Miss Venezuela dead at 28 after breast cancer battle

Dec 20th 2011, 9:17 AM 3,801 Views 3 Comments

Eva Ekvall had written a book about her struggle with breast cancer. She had been crowned Miss Venezuela at just 17.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD
# Health
# Health

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD

Nov 29th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,465 Views 5 Comments

A new OECD report on worldwide health standards shows that Ireland has the third-highest mortality rate of 34 developed countries.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Even three drinks a week increases breast cancer risk
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Even three drinks a week increases breast cancer risk

Nov 2nd 2011, 11:05 AM 486 Views 11 Comments

A new study has found that women who drink a few glasses of wine a week may be raising the risk of tumours by 15 per cent.

# breast-cancer - Monday 3 October, 2011

'Breakthrough' breast cancer test to be made available to public
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

'Breakthrough' breast cancer test to be made available to public

Oct 3rd 2011, 12:17 PM 516 Views 2 Comments

The genetic test can accurately identify the patients who remain at risk following surgery for breast cancer – determining who would benefit from chemotherapy.

# breast-cancer - Monday 26 September, 2011

One third of 18-24 year olds have never performed a breast check
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

One third of 18-24 year olds have never performed a breast check

Sep 26th 2011, 2:11 PM 942 Views 4 Comments

Breast Cancer Ireland has described the low numbers of women performing breast checks as “a real concern”, saying that early detection is the key to surviving the cancer.

# breast-cancer - Friday 16 September, 2011

Column: ‘This revelation gave me an 85 per cent chance of breast cancer’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘This revelation gave me an 85 per cent chance of breast cancer’

Sep 16th 2011, 7:45 AM 305 Views 13 Comments

Emma Hannigan describes the moment she found out she was genetically predisposed to developing cancer – and what happened next.

# breast-cancer - Sunday 14 August, 2011

'Breakthrough' cancer test will not be offered to public patients
# Cancer
# Cancer

'Breakthrough' cancer test will not be offered to public patients

Aug 14th 2011, 6:00 PM 1,013 Views 32 Comments

The National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics has said the test, which could help patients avoid chemotherapy, is too expensive to offer to public patients in Ireland.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

Jul 9th 2011, 9:10 AM 556 Views 3 Comments

The former First Lady, better known for setting up the world-famous rehab clinic, passes away in California.

# breast-cancer - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

New drug slows tumour growth
# Cancer
# Cancer

New drug slows tumour growth

Jul 5th 2011, 10:47 AM 535 Views 3 Comments

The company behind the new drug, Afinitor, will file for worldwide regulatory approval this week.

# breast-cancer - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Reilly confirms no plans to return breast cancer surgery to Sligo
# Cancer
# Cancer

Reilly confirms no plans to return breast cancer surgery to Sligo

Jun 23rd 2011, 5:39 PM 302 Views 1 Comment

The Minister for Health says Sligo will be a screening centre for colon cancer, but breast surgery won’t be returning.

# breast-cancer - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Junior minister admits mistakes over Sligo breast cancer services promise
# Sligo
# Sligo

Junior minister admits mistakes over Sligo breast cancer services promise

Jun 18th 2011, 9:52 AM 626 Views 9 Comments

John Perry, who hung up during an interview about his promise for the services, gave a press conference on the issue yesterday.

# breast-cancer - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research

Jun 1st 2011, 9:33 AM 777 Views 0 Comments

Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.