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Great Pink Run 2021 raises €650,000 in funds

This year’s Great Pink Run virtual event has raised almost €650,000 in essential funding for vital breast cancer research, through an incredible global event which saw 8,359 individual #PinkTribe participants, including runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages taking part from all over the globe over the weekend of 16th & 17th October, with people […]

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Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland

Artificial intelligence technology is set to support breast cancer screening in Ireland. The Mia (Mammography Intelligent Assessment) tool uses cutting-edge AI technology to support radiologists examining breast images. It assists radiologists in the process of reading mammograms, acting as an independent “second reader” of the images. Developed by UK-based applied science company Kheiron Medical Technologies, […]

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Thank you to the Team at 100k in 30 days

Thank you to the team at 100k in 30 days! Over 23,000 people, across 32 countries, got involved in this initiative during the month of June, raising more than €1.8 million for Breast Cancer Ireland’s ongoing and pioneering research and education programmes. We are humbled and delighted by this act of overwhelming generosity which will […]

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Knowing the Signs: Your first line of defence against breast cancer

Irish Tatler, 10 May 2021 Covid-19 has affected almost all aspects of our lives over the last year and with breast cancer screenings heavily impacted, it is more important than ever that women are breast aware.  Checking your breasts regularly – and knowing what to look for when you do so – is your first […]

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Breast Cancer Ireland would like to thank all who supported our Spring raffle this year. Our draw was held on May 7th and we would like to extend our congratulations to the winners below. 1st Prize – Mrs Mary Forde, Co Cork.   2nd Prize – Mrs Kathleen Ferguson, Co Cork.   3rd Prize – Mrs Niamh […]

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