Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women will be diagnosed with it during their lifetime. In the NHS, breast cancer screening routinely includes a mammogram, which is essentially an X-ray of the breast.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Ireland still has a drink problem according to new figures which show that 53,763 cases were treated over a six-year period to 2016 and a separate study indicating the main reason for teenagers to start drinking is “to look cool in front of friends”.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
A teenage boy who was told his cancer in the skull was terminal in Ireland is looking forward to returning back home next month after surgeons successfully completed a life-saving operation in the States.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
The mother of a six-year-old girl with a catastrophic form of epilepsy says she is overjoyed at a government report recommending that medicinal cannabis is made available to patients with specified medical conditions.
Sun, 12 Feb, 2017
A three-year-old boy with a catastrophic form of epilepsy, who was the first person in Ireland to be legally allowed used cannabis for medicinal purposes, has been asked to leave his preschool because of concerns by staff in relation to the treatment of his condition.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Scientists in the US have invented a “monorail” system which could stop cancer cells from spreading by diverting them out of a vital organ into an inhospitable part of the body where they will not be able to survive.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014