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Specialist Breast Centres leaflet update

We have reprinted our Specialist Breast Centres leaflet and updated its content.

Please feel free to contact us and we will send on copies.

BreastCheck Report 2009-2010 - Good and Bad News

 

The recently published BreastCheck Programme report for 2009 -2010 provides us with encouraging statistics. During the period covered BreastCheck screened 121,160 women between the ages of 50 and 64, detecting 845 breast cancers. 75.7% of women invited for screening accepted their invitation, well above the target of 70% and very good by international standards.

EDI CALLS FOR LICENSING FOR PRIVATE HOSPITALS TREATING BREAST CANCER

Deirdre O'Connell & Dympna Watson with Minister HarneyDeirdre O'Connell & Dympna Watson with Minister HarneyAt a meeting on Tuesday 21 September Europa Donna Ireland (EDI), the Irish Breast Cancer Campaign, has urged the Minister for Health and C

EVENTS TAKING PLACE FOR BREAST HEALTH DAY

 

We invited people to join us on the Anna Livia Mile Walk in central Dublin on Breast Health Day starting on the riverside at O2 and ending at Grand Canal Dock where everyone did "warm-down" exercises with Marie Murphy!

 

Other national Events taking place (by county): 

CARLOW (Tullow): Forward Steps FRC, Mill Street, Tullow (059-9152767) is organising a WALK around the town starting at 11am from Centre.

 

EDI mourns loss of our Chairperson, Christine Murphy-Whyte


 

Christine Murphy-WhyteChristine Murphy-WhyteWe in Europa Donna Ireland are deeply saddened at the loss of our Chairperson, Christine Murphy-Whyte, who died on 20 August, aged 58.

Breast Health Day 2010 - EXERCISE CLASSES + ANNA LIVIA WALK

Breast Health Day 2010

 

 

 


 

Make healthy choices – Breast health is up to you!

Taking exercise and being physically active + keeping a normal body weight
+ eating a healthy diet can help protect your breast health!

9 things you should know about breast cancer wins award!

Christine with Crystal Clear Literacy AwardChristine with Crystal Clear Literacy AwardOur leaflet "9 things you should know about breast cancer" was the joint winner of the Crystal Clear Health Lite

Europa Donna Pan European Conference Stockholm

COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION
Stockholm, 24-25 October 2009

EUROPA DONNA EBCC7 in Barcelona

EUROPA DONNATHE EUROPEAN BREAST CANCER COALITION STRESSES NEED FOR SPECIALIST BREAST UNITS AT THE 7TH EUROPEAN BREAST CANCER CONFERENCE

Barcelona, 24-27 March 2010

Surviving Breast Cancer Conference

Christine Murphy-Whyte, Judy Caldwell and Mary HarneyChristine Murphy-Whyte, Judy Caldwell and Mary Harney

The Conference took place on 27 September 2008. The following are some quotes from conference attendees:

"All talks were very encouraging about the future for the women of Ireland with breast cancer"

Photos from Flickr