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The National Breast Cancer Research Institute together with Galway Racecourse announced yesterday that the recent ‘Race in Pink’ fundraising event hosted at Ballybrit on Sunday October 28 as part of the new three-day October Festival, raised a staggering €95,000 for the charity.
When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.
With a 25 per cent increase in the number of breast cancer cases over ten years, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease.
Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer
The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.
NUI Galway scientists have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with triple negative breast cancer.
This weekend will see female scientists bring their research to the masses at the second annual Soapbox Science event in the city.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo will go pink once again on June 10th when the annual ‘Pink Afternoon' supporting Breast Cancer Research will take place.
Friends of Breast Cancer Research, Athlone - Dympna Cunniffe, Marion Donaghue, Katie Donaghue, Grainne McNeece, Tracey Staunton and Fiona O'Neill - recently held ‘Dare to Wear Pink Lunch by the Lake' at the Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club.
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