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From TheJournal.ie Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society Warning

Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society

It was reported today that a Department of Health briefing warns of a major backlog in cancer treatments.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris confirms that all cancer screening services will resume by July Coronavirus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case HSE

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths Cancer Screening

Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths

Labour leader Alan Kelly said normal diagnostics and screening services need to get back up and running.

From TheJournal.ie Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI College Of Surgeons

Judge's ruling in Morrissey case a threat to 'viability' of Irish cancer screening programmes, says RCSI

The Royal College of Surgeons said the standard of absolute confidence would have a ‘grievous impact’ on testing.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected Cancer Screening

CervicalCheck: Report author says it's 'likely' that more women are affected

Dr Gabriel Scally told an Oireachtas Committee that an initial review to identify women involved was flawed.

From TheJournal.ie Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation' Cancer Screening

Shift to HPV testing 'could eliminate cervical cancer in Irish women in a generation'

The change could lead to more cases being detected and more deaths being avoided, experts say.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment Testing Times

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening? Women's Health

Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening?

Fear of cancer appears to influence some women’s decision to attend cervical screening – but not in the way you might think, writes health psychologist Marie Kotzur.

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer screening "reduces deaths, but over-diagnoses" Breast Cancer

Breast cancer screening "reduces deaths, but over-diagnoses"

Experts say that in some cases, women are diagnosed with tumours that would have remained undetected for the rest of their lives and which they would not have died from.

From TheJournal.ie Older women not availing of important cervical cancer screenings - report Cervical Cancer

Older women not availing of important cervical cancer screenings - report

The National Cancer Screening Service has raised concerns about the low proportion of women aged over 50 who have availed of free screenings for cervical cancer.