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Some 500 men have undergone a once off prostrate cancer treatment, involving the implantation of radiation seeds directly into the prostate as an alternative to conventional external beam radiotherapy and surgery, at Galway University Hospitals (GUH) since 2007.
The official opening of Euromedic Ireland on Dean Street in the city will be carried out by Minister for the Environment, Heritage and local Government, Phil Hogan today.
A leading surgeon at Galway University Hospitals (GUH), in conjunction with a research team at the HRB Clinical Research Facility, NUI Galway is aiming to improve survival rates in prostate cancer, the most common cancer amongst Irish men.
After much manoeuvring and collective holding of breath, a new highly sophisticated MRI scanner was safely delivered and installed at Mayo General Hospital this week. The completion and commissioning of the unit is now taking place, with a view to accepting the first patients during the second week of March 2011.
A warning label of the possible health effects of using mobile phones could be placed on all handsets and packaging if legislation from Galway senator Niall Ó Brolcháin is successful.
On Wednesday April 28 from 7pm to 9pm an information evening on bowel cancer will be held in the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar.
There was good news in the health sector for Carlow Kilkenny this week following the announcement that St Luke’s Hospital has purchased a new state of the art CT scanner, costing €700,000.
A new MRI scanner which allows faster imaging and is spacious, therefore easily accommodating bigger built patients or people who tend to be claustrophic, is now available at Merlin Park Imaging Centre.
Galway University Hospitals will host a prestigious international prostate cancer seminar tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at the Radisson Hotel.