Breast cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in Ireland, with an annual incidence between 2015 and 2017 of 3,168 according to the Irish Cancer Society. Irish women have a 1 in 12 chance of
The HSE was, once again, in the position of apologizing to a patient of theirs in 2012. This time, to a 57-year old woman after continual failure to diagnose breast cancer. On three separate
According to the Irish Cancer Society, patients in Ireland receive a cancer diagnosis every three minutes and someone dies from the disease every hour. It is the second biggest killer in Ireland.
Edel Kelly (26), a mother of two, died June 2008 after first presenting to Ennis General with a lump in her breast. This lump was initially diagnosed as benign, a request for a follow-up to
Therapeutic hypothermia has been coming to the fore recently due to its potential for preventing brain damage in babies. Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is brain damage that occurs when an