Education & Awareness

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Awareness helps to save lives…Breast Cancer Ireland are keen to promote education and awareness amongst women of all ages.

It’s a myth to think that Breast Cancer only happens to women over a certain age!  Breast Cancer can happen to women young and old.

Our motto is “Breast Health is your Wealth – Awareness Saves Lives”. Ignorance is no longer bliss. Know what you need to look out for with our Torso Image.

 
BCI App Table StandIf you would like a gentle reminder each month download our app – available for both IOS & Android.


  • Schools Awareness Programme

    The programme We have developed a pack that we will issue to Transition Year Co-ordinators in an attempt to educate young women on the importance of breast health. Statistically if younger women become more breast aware, they are more likely to recognise any abnormalities, should they arise, will be seen to immediately and then the... View Article

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  • Outreach programme to corporates & women’s groups

    In addition to our Transition Year program we would also be delighted to visit any other group whether its a large corporate to a small community women’s group to teach you about the importance of being breast aware. For more information or to check availability contact us at info@breastcancerireland.com or call the office on 01 4022747    

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  • Male Breast Cancer

    Male Breast Cancer is a rare disease. In Ireland the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000. While you may be thinking: Men don’t have breasts, so how can they get breast cancer? In fact the truth is that boys and girls, men and women all have breast tissue. The... View Article

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  • BCI Ambassadors

    Statistically, breast cancer survival rates are improving in Ireland as a result of the government screening programme for women aged 50-65 years, however Breast Cancer Ireland feel strongly about educating our younger women and making them more aware of the importance of Breast Health.

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  • BCI Supporters

    Statistically, breast cancer survival rates are improving in Ireland as a result of the government screening programme for women aged 50-65 years, however Breast Cancer Ireland feel strongly about educating our younger women and making them more aware of the importance of Breast Health. The best person to hear it from is someone who has... View Article

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  • Free To Download App

    Earlier in the year Irish Olympic boxer, Katie Taylor, participated in our campaign to raise awareness about the importance of breast health .The earlier Women know what is normal for them, should an abnormality arise it will be detected and the treatment outcome more favourable.

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