Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading
Thanks to vastly improved access to the right care at the right time for women with possible symptoms referred to the eight designated cancer centres, advances in treatments, and a national roll-out of the BreastCheck programme for women without symptoms, the picture for breast cancer in Ireland is far more positive than before.
Women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North… Continue reading
Although women treated with chest radiation for childhood cancers constitute one of the highest risk populations for breast cancer, they are far less likely to begin receiving early mammograms when they should, say… Continue reading
A breast reduction operation saved a mother of four’s life after it revealed cancer missed by a routine screening only a few weeks earlier. Angela Martinelli, 54, chose surgery because her 34J chest… Continue reading