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New clinical trial for HER2 breast cancer

HER-2 is a subtype of breast cancer. It is characterised because the cancer cell expresses the HER-2 receptor – a protein, that promotes the growth of cancer cells. In about one of every five breast cancers, the cancer cells have extra copies of the gene that makes the HER-2 protein. A new clinical trial, called The Shamrock […]

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BCI Ambassador Robbie Henshaw rugby raffle raises €10,000

Breast Cancer Ireland would like to say a huge thank you to our ambassador and Irish rugby player, Robbie Henshaw, who generously donated a number of his treasured rugby items (that he also signed) for a raffle giveaway. This amazing campaign raised almost €10,000. The lucky winner of this fabulous rugby kit was Rosie O’Connor. […]

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In Conversation with Professor Arnold Hill, chairman of Breast Cancer Ireland and leading breast surgeon

Professor Arnold Hill, Chairman of Breast Cancer Ireland, leading breast surgeon, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, takes some questions from our breast cancer community regarding Covid-19. He is conscious that guidelines are changing and new protocols may be called for in these uncertain times. 1) Am I more at risk […]

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