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Minister for Health publishes first findings of CervicalCheck Inquiry

 

75 per cent of eligible Galway women availed of cervical screening

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Three out of four Galway women eligible for free cervical cancer screening availed of the potentially life saving service in 2014/2015, according to a new report. The county was one in which CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme reported a high uptake rate (75 per cent) among its target population of women aged 25 to 60 years. The objective of the programme for coverage over five years remains at 80 per cent.

Extension of breast cancer screening to improve survival outcomes

The extension of the BreastCheck screening programme - to include women aged 65 to 69 years - will improve survival rates from this the second most common cancer in the country, a local politician said this week.

BreastCheck could save more lives

Extending the national breast cancer screening programme to include women aged between 65 and 69 would save the lives of five women in Mayo every year.

Breast cancer screening extension will save lives in County Westmeath

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on the women of Westmeath, and the TDs who represent them, to join them at Leinster House on September 30 to demand the Government keep its promise to extend BreastCheck to women aged 65-69.

Irish Cancer Society launches bowel cancer awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has revealed the counties in Ireland which have a high bowel cancer incidence rate at its launch of bowel cancer awareness month which takes place in April. The society is urging people, particularly those in bowel cancer ‘hotspots’, to reduce their risk of bowel cancer by making some small lifestyle changes.

BreastCheck screening coming to Ballina

BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme is inviting women aged 50 to 64 living in Ballina, Swinford, Belmullet, Ballycastle, Crossmolina, Lacken, and surrounding areas for a free mammogram (x-ray) in the BreastCheck mobile digital screening unit located at the back of Cathedral car park, Cathedral Road, Ballina, Co Mayo.

Just a third of Westmeath women use BreastCheck

Nearly 200 women a month have been screened by BreastCheck in Westmeath over the past 12 months, it has been revealed this week.

Medical thermal imaging at ISHSKO Centre

Regular diagnostic tools like X-rays, CT Scans, Ultrasound are all tests of “anatomy” and are useful measurements of the structure of your body. But suppose you suffer pain that cannot be explained by these studies.

BreastCheck encouraging women to visit Ballina unit

BreastCheck, the national breast screening programme, is encouraging women aged 50 to 64 to avail of their invitation to attend for their free breast mammogram in the BreastCheck mobile digital screening unit located in the grounds of the Cathedral Car Park, Ballina.

 

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