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The National Cancer Screening Service is pleased to confirm that BreastCheck, the national breast screening programme, has returned to Westmeath to provide approximately 2,500 women aged 50-64 with free breast x-rays (mammograms).
The National Cancer Screening Service has confirmed that a BreastCheck mobile screening unit has arrived in Ballina to provide free breast x-rays (mammograms) to approximately 2,500 women aged 50 to 64.
Following a thorough selection process Mayo General Hospital has been selected as a centre of excellence for colonoscopy screening.
A dedicated colposcopy unit for women requiring further investigation following a cervical smear test was officially opened at University Hospital Galway at the weekend.
The National Cancer Screening Service has confirmed that having completed the second round screening of women aged 50 to 64 living in Castlebar, women living in Westport are now being invited for their free mammogram at a BreastCheck mobile digital screening unit in the grounds of Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar.
Women’s risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer will be greatly reduced thanks to plans to introduce a vaccination programme for 12-year-old girls next year and to roll out a cervical screening programme nationally.
BreastCheck continues to screen women in County Mayo from a fully accessible mobile unit located at Mayo County General Hospital in Castlebar. Screening of eligible women in the 50 to 64 age bracket in Achill, Clare Island, Newport, Westport and Louisburgh is currently under way. Women who are registered are sent appointments with BreastCheck by post.
AirSpeed Telecom, the telecommunications company which operates a nationwide licensed wireless radio transmission network, has been awarded a three-year contract to provide a back-up network for BreastCheck, the national breast cancer screening service.
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
The National Cancer Screening Service is delighted to announce that BreastCheck — the national breast screening programme — is currently inviting women living in Ballina and surrounding areas for their free mammograms. The Government-funded screening service is offered to women aged between 50 and 64 and BreastCheck urges all invited women to make the time to attend their appointments. Women living in Ballina will be screened from a mobile digital screening unit located in the grounds of Mayo County General Hospital, Castlebar.