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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.

Westmeath men spend over €2,000 on alcohol a year

People in Westmeath are spending nearly €1,700 per year on alcohol; with men spending significantly more than women, at €2,123 and €1,329 respectively.

Research shows Mayo adults are consuming excessive amounts of alcohol

As part of Alcohol Awareness Month, new research from Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that people in Mayo are spending nearly €1,900 per year on alcohol, with men spending significantly more than women, at €2,067 and €1,713 respectively. The research also revealed that people are drinking excessively, with men consuming an average of 12 alcohol units per week and women consuming an average of nine. While this is below the recommended weekly limit of 21 units for men and 14 units for women, it raises concerns given that this limit identifies when damage is caused to one’s health by alcohol.

Claregalway Hotel goes pink for Mother’s Day

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A Co Galway hotel will donate 10 per cent of the proceeds of all its Mother’s Day lunches on Sunday April 3 to a local breast cancer charity.

Mystic Force dance group to appear at NBCRI ball

The Irish dance group Mystic Force, semi-finalists in the Sky One show Got to Dance, will make a special appearance at the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) St Valentine’s Ball on Saturday night at The Ardilaun Hotel.

Valentine’s Ball to raise funds for breast cancer research

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The National Breast Cancer Research Institute’s Valentine’s Ball which takes place on Saturday February 13 will raise vital funds for the locally based charity.

Learn more about breast and cervical cancers at Tuam information evening

A free informal health information evening focusing on breast and cervical cancers, two of the most prevalent affecting women, will take place on Tuesday night at 8pm upstairs at the West Wing restaurant, Galway Road, Tuam.

Woo your Valentine at breast cancer fundraiser

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Dance the night away with your loved one on St Valentine’s night at the National Breast Cancer Research Institute’s annual ball at The Ardilaun and help fund breast cancer research.

Win diamonds at breast cancer research ball

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People attending the National Breast Cancer Research Institute’s annual St Valentine’s Ball this weekend at The Ardilaun have a chance of winning a diamond pendant and matching earrings.

Put the kettle on!

New research suggests that drinking three cups of tea a day might have beneficial effects on breast cancer risk, in particular among young women.

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