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Patient Story- Jackie Vickery- Breast Cancer Patient

December 14, 2016
In 2014, Jackie felt a lump in her breast whilst showering, that felt like a pencil with a soft rubber on the top. She went to her GP who referred her to St James’s Hospital as an urgent case.   Following a mammogram and ultra-sound at St James’s, Jackie had a biopsy and the doctors

BRAVE Appeal launched

October 26, 2016
On 26th October 2016, Breast Care at St. James's Hospital launched the Brave Appeal.   The Breast Care Unit at St James’s hospital provides a high-risk screening breast clinic to women at increased risk of breast cancer either due to family history or other high risk factors.   Brave is the only Fundraising Campaign in

Teresa Flynn CD raises €8,821

September 15, 2016
We were overwhelmed last week to receive a cheque for €8,821.13 for Cancer Research at St James's Hospital from the proceeds of Teresa Flynn's "Grogan's Rose" CD.   At the beginning of 2011, Teresa received the unexpected, devastating news that she was terminally ill and her time was running out. Instead of surrendering to the unfortunate

Tractor Run raises over €10k for Breast Care

August 17, 2016
The Fisherstown Tractor Run is an annual event that takes place on the first Sunday of July. This is organised by a committee that was set up by farmers from the local area and their goal is to raise funds for Cancer Care. Each year they choose a different cancer related charity and this year
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