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Race In Pink Day raised €95,000 raised for breast cancer research

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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.

Brown Thomas Goes Pink!

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'Cancer taught me to reassess my priorities,' says doctor

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.

Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October

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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

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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.

NUIG scientists discover new treatment strategy for breast cancer relapse

NUI Galway scientists have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with triple negative breast cancer.

Female scientists to take to the streets to talk STEM this weekend for Soapbox Science Galway 2018

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This weekend will see female scientists bring their research to the masses at the second annual Soapbox Science event in the city.

Today FM’s Matt Cooper Guest Speaker at Pink Afternoon

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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.

‘Dare to Wear Pink’ raises €22k for Breast Cancer Research

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.

Osteoporosis – how to prevent it and treat it with exercise

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Osteoporosis is often called a ‘silent disease’ as bone loss happens gradually over time, without any symptoms. If you have a family history of osteoporosis, have coeliac disease, or are a post-menopausal woman, you may be at increased risk.

 

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