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Breast Cancer Ireland Postpones Gala Fundraiser

It is with regret that, following consultation with its medical advisors, Breast Cancer Ireland has decided to postpone its annual gala fundraiser, Battle of the Stars. In the context of the evolving circumstances around Covid-19 virus and the charity’s duty of care to several of its patient ambassadors participating – and in respect of those […]

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Breast Cancer Ireland calls on women to prioritise their Breast Health

To mark International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, 2020, Breast Cancer Ireland is calling on Irish women to prioritize good breast health. We’re inviting women to download our free Breast Aware educational app, which via a monthly reminder and a simulated video guide, helps women to perform a self-breast check exam properly. The self-breast check exam highlights the […]

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Magnetising tumour molecules – a possible path to better treatment

As reported in Silicon Republic, magnetic molecule technology lets us see breast tumours ‘breathe’ in real-time. Researchers have developed a new scan that magnetises molecules to allow doctors see which regions of a breast tumour are active. “This is one of the most detailed pictures of the metabolism of a patient’s breast cancer that we’ve […]

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