NewsTag: Breast Cancer

12 facts about breast cancer

Monday 4th December 2017 - Dr Reem Salman - Irish Independent

Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour found in Irish women, with 2,883 cases diagnosed each year. One in 10 women will... Read more →

New treatment hope for breast cancer

Thursday 20th July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists have discovered a potential new approach to treating triple negative breast cancer, which is currently one of the... Read more →

Breast cancer trial needs Irish patients

Wednesday 4th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish arm of a major international breast cancer trial is seeking 50 patients in Dublin, Cork and Waterford to take part. The... Read more →

New treatment can slow breast cancer growth

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An international cancer trial involving Irish doctors and patients has confirmed that a new treatment can significantly reduce the... Read more →

1 in 6 have no lump before breast cancer diagnosis

Friday 11th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer initally attends their doctor with a symptom other than a lump, a new study h... Read more →

Irish team in breast cancer breakthrough

Tuesday 1st November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists may have discovered a way of treating one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer. Triple-negative breast ... Read more →

Low awareness of alcohol link to breast cancer

Wednesday 26th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The link between alcohol and breast cancer is well established but public awareness of this remains low, the Irish Cancer Society ... Read more →

More surviving breast cancer than ever before

Monday 24th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More women are surviving breast cancer today than ever before, the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has said. As part of Breast Cancer ... Read more →

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk

Wednesday 12th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, new research has found. A review carr... Read more →

Many unaware of metastatic breast cancer

Wednesday 14th September 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While familiarity with breast cancer is relatively high, many women have never heard of metastatic breast cancer or are unaware wh... Read more →

New breast cancer trial opened

Monday 27th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A cancer trial to test a new treatment for patients with advanced breast cancer, which is not responding to currently available tr... Read more →

Smoking affects breast cancer treatment

Monday 20th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

It is already known that smoking can increase the risk of a number of cancers, including breast cancer. Now a new study has found ... Read more →

Teen fruit consumption cuts breast cancer risk

Tuesday 17th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women may have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer if they consumed a lot of fruit as a teenager. While fruit and vegetabl... Read more →

PTSD common after breast cancer diagnosis

Wednesday 9th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer go on to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study ha... Read more →

Overactive thyroid linked to breast cancer risk

Wednesday 17th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women with an overactive thyroid may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found. The thyroid is a ... Read more →

Could 'barring exit from blood vessels' stop breast cancer spread?

Thursday 11th February 2016 - Catharine Paddock - Medical News Today

Researchers have discovered a protein that controls whether migrating breast cancer cells are allowed to push their way through th... Read more →

One drink a day raises breast cancer risk, study finds

Wednesday 19th August 2015 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Medical review says those with family history of disease should consider giving up alcohol Just one drink a day puts women at inc... Read more →

Support for secondary cancer patients

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon -

A new education and support programme, aimed at people who have been diagnosed with secondary cancer, is set to begin later this m... Read more →

Prognosis no worse with family breast cancer

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women with a family history of breast cancer who subsequently develop the disease, have the same prognosis as other women with the... Read more →

7,000+ cancers detected by BreastCheck

Wednesday 15th April 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Over 1.2 million mammograms have been provided to women as part of BreastCheck, the National Breast Screening Programme, since its... Read more →

Stress management key in breast cancer

Monday 23rd March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women who are taught skills to manage stress after being diagnosed with breast cancer may experience improved moods and a better q... Read more →

Test reduces chemo use in breast cancer

Friday 20th March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

A test which determines whether chemotherapy will benefit certain women with early-stage breast cancer has proven successful in Ir... Read more →

Thyroid cancer risk after breast cancer

Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women who survive breast cancer have an increased risk of going on to develop cancer of the thyroid, particularly within five year... Read more →

Prostate and breast cancer link found

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer if they have a close male relative who has battled prostate cancer, a... Read more →

Most breast cancer info on web inaccurate

Wednesday 28th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Breast cancer is the most searched for cancer on the internet, yet much of the information available is either inaccurate or hard ... Read more →

Drug cuts breast cancer rates by 29%

Friday 12th December 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Many women with breast cancer are given the drug, tamoxifen, to reduce the risk of the disease recurring. However, now a new study... Read more →

Women urged to be breast aware

Monday 13th October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Women are being reminded of the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. According to the Irish Cancer Soci... Read more →

Breast cancer study to focus on aspirin

Thursday 4th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Cancer Society (ICS) has announced the national roll-out of a major clinical study, which aims to improve outcomes for breast canc... Read more →

Aspirin may stop spread of breast cancer say researchers

Wednesday 13th August 2014 - Medical Independent -

Irish researchers have found that aspirin may stop the spread of breast cancer. Researchers funded by the Health Research Board a... Read more →

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