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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Breast lump

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Breast lumps are common and have a number of different causes. Most lumps are not breast cancer, but any unusual changes to the breasts should be checked by a GP.

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NHS Choices - Causes of breast lumps

(30/01/2015)

Most breast lumps are caused by benign (non-cancerous) conditions, although occasionally a breast lump can be a symptom of breast cancer.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a breast lump

(29/09/2014)

It is important to be aware of how your breasts usually look and feel so you can quickly pick up on any changes that may occur.

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NHS Choices - Treating a breast lump

(29/09/2014)

How a breast lump is treated will largely depend on the underlying cause and any other symptoms you have.

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