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Weekly Round-Up

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T 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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Weekly Round Up

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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

Weekly Round Up

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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

Weekly Round Up

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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

Weekly Round-Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blogs which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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My weekly round-up hasn’t been as regular as I would like this past few weeks, but I am back on track today and have a wonderful collection of blogs for you. These are the… Continue reading

Revolution in breast screening on the cards

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Results of research currently being undertaken in Ireland could lead to a simple blood test for breast cancer, writes Dr Muiris Huston in today’s Irish Times. The term paradigm shift may have been overused… Continue reading

Calls for heightened awareness of male breast cancer

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The American Medical Association called for heightened awareness of male breast cancer and called on the insurance industry to cover male breast cancer monitoring and diagnostic methods, including mammography. “Male breast cancer is… Continue reading

Breast cancer survey of women with high-density breasts

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Breast cancer is more frequent but mortality is reduced in women with high- than low-density breasts, a Danish study shows. Breast density affects the sensitivity of mammography; however, to date the effect of… Continue reading

Diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer

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A summary of “Diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer, including locally advanced disease—summary of NICE guidance” appears in a recent edition of the British Medical Journal (BMJ).       This is… Continue reading