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 good breast health. Currently we are seeing just under 30% of cases diagnosed for women aged 20-50 years! The best person to hear it from is someone who has gone through it. Below are some of our supporters who have tackled breast cancer and want to tell their story:
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My name is Denise and I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer in June 2017 at 36 years of age. A painful lump in my left breast prompted me …
My life changed on the 27th of June 2017. Three months after my 30th birthday I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer …
Soon after she completed a 10km charity run, Olivia Carpenter’s husband, Gavin, gave her a great big hug.
A Dublin woman says her commitment to checking her breasts regularly meant that when she did get cancer, its effects were…
Dublin born Ann Eble was 48 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She got through the ordeal by trying to stay positive and …