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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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Former Miss Ireland relaunches Breast Cancer Ireland’s education programme run by survivors

Former Miss Ireland, Aoife O Sullivan, has relaunched Breast Cancer Ireland’s Breast Health and Education Awareness Programme, after it was paused earlier this year. Teacher Ms. O Sullivan, marked the reopening of the service at Laurel Hill secondary school in Limerick. The BCI scheme, which operates in conjunction with Cornmarket Financial Group Services, helps promote […]

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