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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 Oral cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/07/2014)

Mouth cancer (also known as oral cancer) is when a tumour develops on the surface of the tongue, mouth, lips or gums.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

Symptoms of oral cancer include red or white patches on the lining of your mouth or tongue, mouth ulcers that do not heal after three weeks and pain when swallowing

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NHS Choices - Causes of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

The two leading causes of mouth cancer are smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products, such as pipes or cigars, and drinking too much alcohol.

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NHS Choices - Treating mouth cancer

(04/12/2014)

People with mouth cancer should be cared for by a multidisciplinary team (MDT). This is a team of specialists who work together to provide the best treatment and care

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NHS Choices - Complications of mouth cancer

(09/10/2014)

Complications of treatment for mouth cancer can include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), speech problems and emotional disruption

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NHS Choices - Living with mouth cancer

(25/09/2014)

Having mouth cancer doesn't necessarily mean you'll have to give up work but you may need quite a lot of time off.

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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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