new cases of breast cancer diagnosed annually
age of diagnoses
20 – 50 YEARS
51 – 64 YEARS
65 – 74 YEARS
We are getting closer to realizing our vision of transforming this disease into a treatable long term illness that can be maintained.
education & awareness
Educating women and young girls about the importance of good breast health is key to early detection and better treatment outcomes. BCI, with the support of Cornmarket Group Financial Services, the INTO fund and UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre :
In a twelve-month period in 2019 the team met with 35,000 women and young girls across Ireland and as a result 4 new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed early
Since Breast Cancer Ireland was established in 2012, over €18.5 million has been raised to support:
Specialist breast cancer research nurses who collaborate and collate patient tissue and serum samples into one large national bio bank. Clinicians and scientists in Ireland can now avail of these, thereby speeding up discovery times.
Investment in International Clinical Trials
Investment in a state of the art Clinical Research Centre
Designated Fellowship & Scholarship
Investment in state of the art radiotherapy equipment
The creation & support of our complimentary Education & Awareness Programme