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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.

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.

Leading colorectal surgeon to deliver Freyer Memorial Lecture

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NUI Galway will host the 43rd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, the largest Surgical Conference in Ireland, from 7-8 September. The Symposium, named in memory of the Galway-born surgeon, Sir Peter Freyer, who performed the first successful surgical operation to remove an enlarged prostate in 1900, comprises of multiple research and education sessions across the various surgical subspecialties, two keynote addresses and a discussion forum around the future of Surgical Care in Ireland.

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.

Breast Cancer Research Valentine’s Ball!

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The Ardilaun Hotel, Taylor’s Hill will play host once again to this year’s Breast Cancer Research annual Valentine’s Ball on Saturday 17th February. The gala evening, which always marks the start of Galway’s social calendar, is one of the charity's major fundraising events and monies raised help to support the breast cancer research team lead by Prof. Michael Kerin based locally at the Lambe Institute, University Hospital, Galway.

Dine in Pink at Caprice

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, on Thursday October 12 Caprice Cafe will host a very special ‘Dine in Pink’ dinner in aid of Breast Cancer Research, to help raise funds in support of this Galway-based charity which funds a comprehensive breast cancer research programme at the Lambe Institute for Translation Research, NUI Galway, headed by Prof Michael Kerin.

Cancer Week event at Strive Clinic

Cancer Week Ireland is about opening up a national conversation about cancer, and for communities and organisations, large and small, to be part of that conversation this September. Cancer Week Ireland takes place from Monday, September 25, to Sunday, October 1, and aims to inspire every community to take part.

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Get on your bike for breast cancer research

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The eighth Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle for Breast Cancer Research will take place on Saturday April 29. The cycle will be lead by legendary cyclist Sean Kelly and Mayo Pink Ribbon patron, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

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