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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 Stomach cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/12/2014)

Stomach cancer, or gastric cancer, is a relatively uncommon type of cancer that affects about 7,300 people each year in the UK.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of stomach cancer

(28/02/2014)

Many symptoms of stomach cancer are similar to less serious conditions, so it can be difficult to recognise in the early stages.

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NHS Choices - Causes of stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

Stomach cancer is caused by changes in the cells of the stomach, although it's unclear exactly why these changes occur.

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NHS Choices - How stomach cancer is diagnosed

(09/04/2015)

If you have symptoms that could be a sign of stomach cancer, see your GP as soon as possible.

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NHS Choices - Treating stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

Treatments used for stomach cancer depend on how far the cancer has spread and your general health.

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NHS Choices - Living with stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

A diagnosis of cancer is a tough challenge for most people, but support is available to help you cope.

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NHS Choices - "It hadn't occurred to me there could be anything else wrong"

(02/04/2014)

During treatment for a stomach ulcer, Deborah Knifton was devastated to find out that she had stomach cancer. This was followed by surgery to remove her stomach.

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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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