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The four star Spa Sula, of the Westport Plaza and Castlecourt Hotel Resort, has just unveiled its new selection of very special, personalised, cancer care treatments, which are now available from the spa.
The Galway Clinic was awarded €8.2 million this year under the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF).
Ann Harney was 50 years old and in excellent health when she accidentally discovered a lump in her breast one Friday morning in February 2006.
A cancer diagnosis comes as a major shock to many people. Suddenly, their lives are turned upside down as they attempt to take in the news and understand the various treatments available.
The number of patients availing of breast care services annually at University Hospital Galway has almost doubled in the past four years.
Country music singer Mike Denver will perform at a dance in aid of the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit on Thursday August 20. Tickets for the event cost €15 and are available at the door or by telephoning (086) 8359169.
A Mayo county councillor has stepped down from the HSE regional west forum in protest against the removal of breast cancer surgical and diagnostic services from Mayo General Hospital. Fine Gael Councillor Patsy O’Brien, the man who topped the poll in the Claremorris electoral area and received the highest number of votes of all candidates in Mayo in the June local elections, has not sought to be re-appointed to the health forum, having served on it since its inception. Cllr O’Brien told the Mayo Advertiser that the forum was “too political” and he expressed his disappointment in Mayo’s two Fianna Fáil TDs for not ensuring the services remained.
“If I were to die tomorrow I would prefer to die laughing rather than crying”, a statement from a girl wise beyond her years.
Professor Tom Keane, director of the National Cancer Control Programme, has pledged his support to Mayo TD Beverley Flynn for the provision of the planned new €7m oncology unit at Mayo General Hospital.
A local health specialist is urging people to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use. Otherwise we risk squandering one of the most important medical advances of the past 100 years, he warns.