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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 Bladder cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/01/2014)

Bladder cancer is where a growth of abnormal tissue known as a tumour develops in the lining of the bladder. In some cases the tumour spreads into the surrounding muscles.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bladder cancer

(08/01/2014)

Blood in your urine (haematuria) is the most common symptom of bladder cancer.

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NHS Choices - Causes of bladder cancer

(08/01/2014)

Bladder cancer is caused by changes to the cells of the bladder. It is often linked with exposure to certain chemicals.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosis of bladder cancer

(07/01/2014)

If you have blood in your urine, your GP will ask you for a urine sample.

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NHS Choices - Treatment for bladder cancer

(04/12/2014)

The treatment options for bladder cancer largely depend on how advanced the cancer is.

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NHS Choices - Complications of bladder cancer

(20/12/2013)

A diagnosis of bladder cancer, and some treatments for the condition, can have a significant impact on your life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing bladder cancer

(17/12/2013)

It is not always possible to prevent bladder cancer, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(11/09/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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