The European Parliament Adopts Declaration on the Fight Against Breast Cancer in the EU

Brussels – On 22 July, the European Parliament adopted the written declaration “On the Fight Against Breast Cancer in the EU” (0017/2015) which calls for the implementation of measures across Europe to fight this disease, which is the leading cause of death in European women aged 35 to 59. A majority of MEPs signed the declaration, which was co-authored by 10 MEPs and backed by EUROPA DONNA – The European Breast Cancer Coalition.

Irish Cancer Society Survey - The Real Cost of Cancer

The Irish Cancer Society in conjunction with Millward Brown are running a survey on “the real cost of cancer” It’s an online survey and very easy to fill out. Anyone who has experienced a cancer diagnosis or that of a family member should take part in this very useful survey. Details can be found here

Closing date is 31 July 2015

Public Consultation on the development of a National Cancer Strategy for 2016-2025

The Department of Health is seeking the views of the public on cancer services and priorities for a new cancer strategy. Europa Donna Ireland would like to encourage everyone to input into this. You need to download and fill out the document and either email or post it back to the Department of Health.

All the information you require can be found here.

Information Session Sat 13 June “Breast Cancer, can I control my risk?”

Europa Donna Ireland - The Irish Breast Cancer Campaign is holding an information Session

“Breast Cancer, can I control my risk?”

The Information Session will feature:

Reem Salman Consultant Breast Surgeon Beacon Hospital, Beaumont Hospital and Eccles Clinic   

Europa Donna Ireland AGM 13 June 2015

The Europa Donna Ireland 2015 AGM will take place

Saturday 13th June 2015 11.30am at

Buswells Hotel
 23 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2

Please see here for Nomination and Proxy forms

Lymphoedema Leaflet

Europa Donna Ireland are very pleased to announce the publication of their very helpful and informative leaflet on reducing your risk of developing Lymphoedema. The leaflet is packed full of very help tips on how to avoid developing lymphoedema and how to manage it if you have developed it.

Download it for free here.


Breast Health Day 15 October 2014

Breast Health Day is fast approaching, what are you going to do for your Breast Health?

Engaging in physical activity, maintaining a normal body weight and eating a healthy diet can help your breast health.

Held every year, Breast Health Day aims to disseminate information concerning breast health and raise awareness of prevention and early detection of breast cancer among women and girls across the globe.

What you choose to do today can influence your future breast health.

What will you do for your breast health?



HSE Public Consultation Process on Medical Card Eligibility.

We at Europa Donna Ireland are calling for all Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer to be included in the range of medical conditions for medical card eligibility. Remember the patient’s voice is very important.

This process is open to all and Europa Donna Ireland are calling for you to take part. It is  very easy to complete, you can do so here

Closing date for submissions is Monday, June 30th, 2014.

Information Session 24 May 2014 "Breast Cancer Services in Ireland Now and in the Future"

Europa Donna Ireland - The Irish Breast Cancer Campaign

Is holding an Information Session 


“Breast Cancer Services in Ireland Now and in the Future”

The Information Session will feature:

Dr Susan O’Reilly

 Director of the National Cancer Control Programme

 (NCCP) Ireland

 This is a Free Event Open to the Public

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