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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# breastcheck

This year
Family receive apology from National Screening Service after mammogram errors miss cancer
Kay O’ Keeffe passed away in 2017 after a three-year long battle with cancer, but her cancer was already incurable by the time of her diagnosis.
Last year
'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
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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 screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'
In its12th year of operation, the screening service checked 125,329 women.