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BreastCheck - the national breast screening programme - is returning to Mullingar to invite women aged between 50 and 64 living in Mullingar and surrounding areas for their free breast X-rays (mammograms) from Monday November 7.
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.
On Friday February 18, free diabetes screening will take place in Tesco, Claremorris, from 2pm to 5pm.
Following a thorough selection process Mayo General Hospital has been selected as a centre of excellence for colonoscopy screening.
Since BreastCheck returned to Co Mayo in June 2010 the service has provided free breast screening to approximately 2,500 women living in Castlebar, Westport and surrounding areas from the mobile unit located in the grounds of Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar. This represents a 79 per cent uptake rate of invitations to screening, well in excess of the BreastCheck target uptake of 70 per cent. There will be a short break in screening in the county beginning 19 November. BreastCheck has a commitment to screen women aged 50-64 approximately every two years. The BreastCheck mobile screening unit will return to Castlebar in March 2011 to screen women living in Claremorris, Knock, Kilmaine, Ballyhaunis, Cloghermore and many other surrounding areas.
Mayo Deputy Beverley Flynn has backed calls by the Irish Cancer Society for the extension of the BreastCheck screening services to women in the 65 - 69 age category.
BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme — is currently providing free breast screening to women living in Mayo. Screening of women living in Castlebar is almost complete. In the coming weeks, women living in Castlebar who could not attend their first appointment will receive a second appointment by post.