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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.

Castlebar native shortlisted for national health award

Castlebar woman Sheila Caulfield, has been shortlisted for a national award for her work to help people understand a test which could save their lives by detecting bowel cancer at an early stage.

National newborn hearing screening programme at MGH

The national newborn hearing screening programme has been introduced at Mayo General Hospital. Newborn hearing screening has been part of the service at the hospital for a number of years and in 2011 the HSE contracted Northgate Information Solutions to roll out a national screening programme at all maternity hospitals in the country.

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.

All babies will have hearing screening

The introduction of the national newborn hearing screening programme at Galway University Hospitals means that hearing screening will be provided to all babies born in Ireland.

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.

Newborn hearing screening soon in Mayo

The National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme has gone live in the north west. The first hospitals to go live in the west are Letterkenny General Hospital and Sligo Regional Hospital The new service provides a routine hearing screening test to newborn babies, usually while they are still in the hospital.

Inis Oirr TB screening programme completed

A TB screening programme conducted by the HSE West in Inis Oirr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, has been completed.


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