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Simon Harris confirms that all cancer screening services will resume by July
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Simon Harris confirms that all cancer screening services will resume by July

Jun 11th 2020, 10:09 PM 16,168 Views 41 Comments

All screening services were cancelled in March when the Covid-19 pandemic began.

Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case
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Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case

May 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 23,942 Views 0 Comments

Six months after receiving a normal screening result, the Wexford mother-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer.

BreastCheck director concerned as programme receives 15 solicitor's letters in past two weeks
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BreastCheck director concerned as programme receives 15 solicitor's letters in past two weeks

May 24th 2018, 11:52 AM 14,252 Views 27 Comments

BreastCheck says it doesn’t want “to be diverting taxpayers funds on litigation services”.

Over 25,000 women invited for a free breast check this year opted not to go
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Over 25,000 women invited for a free breast check this year opted not to go

Aug 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,850 Views 37 Comments

Free mammograms are offered every two years to all women aged 50-64.

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
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Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69

Oct 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 6,704 Views 12 Comments

The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.

Concern as Breastcheck age extension won't be rolled out in 2014
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Concern as Breastcheck age extension won't be rolled out in 2014

Dec 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,997 Views 37 Comments

The age-range extension will not be taking place, the HSE’s Director General confirmed.

BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'
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BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'

Feb 19th 2013, 3:17 PM 2,052 Views 4 Comments

In its12th year of operation, the screening service checked 125,329 women.