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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.

Skin cancer - the most common male cancer among VHI customers last year

Skin cancer was the most common male cancer among Vhi Healthcare members in Galway last year.

Daffadil Day hopes to raise €3.4m for cancer services 

Almost 1,500 people were diagnosed with cancer in Galway in 2010 - the latest year for which figures are available - according to the Irish Cancer Society.

SOS - Save Our Skin

Melanoma Awareness Month is a global initiative to promote the early detection and prevention of skin cancer.

Get the girls around for charity

The Irish Cancer Society, in partnership with Centra, are running the Get the Girls ‘Round fundraising campaign in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer programme.

Men’s health to the fore at Ballina meeting

More than 100 men attended the recent men’s health evening in Ballina, which was organised by the Ballina Family Resource Centre, the HSE and Ballina Lions Club.

Digestive discomfort makes Mayo adults feel less attractive

A national attitudinal survey about Irish adults’ digestive health conducted on behalf of Danone Activia has found that the majority of Irish adults are suffering in silence from digestive health issues despite the fact that poor digestive health can potentially lead to more serious health issues.

Majority of adults suffer in silence from digestive discomfort

A national attitudinal survey about Irish adults’ digestive health conducted on behalf of Danone Activia has found that the majority of Irish adults are suffering in silence from digestive health issues despite the fact that poor digestive health can potentially lead to more serious health issues.

Galway University Hospitals in radical international study on prostate cancer treatment

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.

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.

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