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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.

From TheJournal.ie Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer screening programme to be phased in this year

Minister for Health James Reilly TD has confirmed the national screening programme will begin before the end of this year. It was initially due to start in January.

From TheJournal.ie James Bond to raise money for Irish charities 007

James Bond to raise money for Irish charities

Your chance to see 007 first … and do some good.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week? TSA This post contains images

In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?

Well, for a start, some grenades, guns and knife-combs.

From TheJournal.ie Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry Security

Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry

European Commission says it will propose legislation to standardise the certification of airport screening technology.

From TheJournal.ie Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year Cancer

Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year

The programme was due to be rolled out nationally in January 2012. However, the National Cancer Screening Service said it has not reached “quality assurance standards” yet.