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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.
At Healthwest Community Pharmacy, Ballindine, the pharmacy has been inundated with enquiries about its food intolerance test. To date, the vast majority of people going in to the pharmacy are doing so on foot of someone they know having the test done and being very pleased with the results. Staff at the pharmacy are delighted with this response as it means that the test is working.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has urged Irish women between 25 and 60 years of age to avail of a free smear test from a registered GP or women's health or family planning clinic of their choice. Deputy Mulherin’s comments come at the start of European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Awareness events are taking place nationwide.
Castlebar based Dr Ann Shortt has worked as a doctor in emergency medicine and general practice for 10 years but a rotation in London opened her eyes to the benefits of health screening and early detection in order to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and cancer deaths from happening in the first instance. She works both as a GP in Brooklands Medical Centre, Castlebar and in Emergency Medicine in Galway.
A new product developed by a local medical device company will provide an improved diagnostic test for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
In conjunction with Cara Iorrais an information evening on BreastCheck and cervical screening will take place in the Broadhaven Bay Hotel on Monday June 15 at 7.30pm.
Last year Cervical Check, part of the National Cancer Screening Service, was launched. This programme entitles all women between the ages of 25 and 60 to a free smear test every three to five years