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From TheJournal.ie Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity Europewide

Heart condition medication recalled over 'probable carcinogen' impurity

Patients are being advised to keep taking their medication but to discuss their treatment with a pharmacist or doctor.

From TheJournal.ie 'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain Cervicalcheck Scandal

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

From TheJournal.ie Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone Up With This Sort Of Thing

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone

The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.

From TheJournal.ie Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment Testicular Cancer

Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment

Linehan shared the news of his testicular cancer diagnosis on Twitter earlier today.

Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer

The Father Ted creator tweeted that he’d already undergone surgery and would need chemotherapy.

From TheJournal.ie Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out Be Prepared

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

From TheJournal.ie Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking Cervical Check

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

From TheJournal.ie Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe Cervical Check

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.

From TheJournal.ie Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies RIP

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies

The nightclub owner and self-styled King of Clubs was 77.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment Cancer

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again' Eighth Amendment

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

From TheJournal.ie Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere' Smear Tests

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie 'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal CervicalCheck

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

From TheJournal.ie HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died Smear Tests

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

The previous figure was 17 women.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment? Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

From TheJournal.ie A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral Go Fund Me This post contains videos

A cancer fundraising appeal by an Irish mother-of-three in Australia is going viral

Michelle Beck is from Sligo but lives in Sydney.

From TheJournal.ie 'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show Cervical Check This post contains videos

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, three years after a smear test result incorrectly came back as normal.

From TheJournal.ie 'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media' Cervical Cancer This post contains videos

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil CervicalCheck

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, has said “anyone who is found to have failed in their duty” will be held to account.

From TheJournal.ie Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.' Incorrect Smear Tests

Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'

Irene Teap died last July, her family now know that two of her smears were incorrect.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline Smear Test Scandal

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline

The number of women affected by the smear test scandal has increased from 208 to 209.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public Smear Tests

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public

The Irish Cancer Society has said its helpline has been inundated with calls from women, some of whom are “extremely distressed”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test? Cervical Check

Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?

Many women across the country are wondering what action they should take in light of the recent controversy – here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie 'How did things get so bad?': Mother of five speaks out about delayed cancer diagnosis CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'How did things get so bad?': Mother of five speaks out about delayed cancer diagnosis

“When there’s cancer in the house, the children are always worrying if everything is okay.”

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer memo to minister states Vicky Phelan case was not a patient safety incident CervicalCheck

Cervical cancer memo to minister states Vicky Phelan case was not a patient safety incident

17 women whose cases were reviewed as part of an audit into the scheme have died.

From TheJournal.ie 60% of people don't have faith in the national cervical screening programme CervicalCheck Cancer Scandal

60% of people don't have faith in the national cervical screening programme CervicalCheck

Just 19% of people trust the service, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer: Harris confirms statutory investigation into CervicalCheck programme Screening Scandal

Cervical cancer: Harris confirms statutory investigation into CervicalCheck programme

The HSE earlier today confirmed that 17 women whose cases were reviewed as part of an audit into the CervicalCheck controversy have died.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan: It's scandalous government hasn't offered to pay for my cancer treatment Cancer Drug

Vicky Phelan: It's scandalous government hasn't offered to pay for my cancer treatment

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about outsourced smear tests being 'sub-standard' 10 years ago Cervical Cancer

Concerns raised about outsourced smear tests being 'sub-standard' 10 years ago

Doctor David Gibbons estimated that 1,000 cases could be missed a year because of mismatched testing systems being used.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes?

Controversy has engulfed CervicalCheck in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie A timeline of the CervicalCheck controversy... and what will happen next Cervical Cancer

A timeline of the CervicalCheck controversy... and what will happen next

The case of one woman’s missed cancer diagnosis has become a major scandal for the HSE and government.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says he doesn't know how many women died after cervical screening issues Cervical Check

Simon Harris says he doesn't know how many women died after cervical screening issues

Harris was speaking after the clinical director of the programme stepped down.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Take a tour of Dublin's newest hospice, which 'feels more like a hotel' Our Lady's Hospice This post contains videos

WATCH: Take a tour of Dublin's newest hospice, which 'feels more like a hotel'

“This may be the last room someone will live in.”

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening CervicalCheck

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening

Earlier the HSE apologised after a helpline for concerned people was down due to a technical glitch.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck chief responds to test criticism: 'I’d be surprised if women didn’t have questions' Missed Abnormality

CervicalCheck chief responds to test criticism: 'I’d be surprised if women didn’t have questions'

The screening programme said that it had received a slight increase in calls after the Vicky Phelan High Court case settlement.