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Research into Triple Negative Close to Publication

Triple Negative Breast Cancers (TNBCs) are characterised by high rates of metastases, relapses and chemoresistance. It is now well recognised that breast cancers are not all the same and can be divided into a number of subtypes, which need to be treated differently. When compared to other subtypes of breast cancer, TNBCs often have the […]

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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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Breast Cancer Ireland reveal worrying low levels of breast cancer awareness

Breast Cancer Ireland has today released worrying findings of an extensive body of research recently carried out by CORE into the self-checking behaviours and overall awareness of the 8 signs and symptoms of breast cancer, amongst Irish women. The extensive pre and post campaign research conducted as part of a recent heavyweight awareness and education […]

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UPMC Hillman Centre partnering with Breast Cancer Ireland

UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre has today, on World Cancer Day, announced a partnership with Breast Cancer Ireland for the provision of a new Education and Outreach Coordinator who will travel across counties delivering complimentary breast health awareness seminars to community groups, healthcare centres, companies and sporting groups. The launch is timely, in the wake of […]

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