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Cancer Care West’s support to those affected by cervical cancer crisis

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Over the past two weeks, Cancer Care West, based in the Westside, Galway has been offering information, support and counselling to women and families affected by the cervical screening crisis.

Cervical cancer controversy dominates our thoughts

There is no doubt about the issue dominating the airwaves and headlines in all of the media for the past few days, and likely to do so over the next week: the ongoing cervical cancer screening controversy.

Reports of a dramatic fall in people getting HPV vaccine

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.

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.

Leading experts will address concerns over the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine in Galway

The talk, entitled The HPV Vaccine: Warts and All will take place in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, on tomorrow August 23 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Mayo man wins Irish Medical Media award

The moving story of women battling cancer sees a Ballaghaderreen man win the top Irish Medical Media award, the moving personal cancer experiences of three women have received national recognition after Ballaghaderreen native and journalist John Cooke claimed a top Irish Medical Media award for his Clare FM special featuring their story.

Strong uptake of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

The Health Service Executive has published a report on the uptake rates for the 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign, which will help protect more than 44,000 girls from developing cervical cancer.

Mullingar pharmacists cycle for Irish Cancer Society

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Five Mullingar-based pharmacists recently cycled from Dublin to Galway on July 12-13, to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. To date they have raised over €10,000 for the Irish Cancer Society.

Five minute smear test could save your life – Mulherin

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.

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week will take place from January 22 to 28 with events taking place all over Europe to raise awareness about cervical cancer prevention.

 

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