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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 Testicular cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/03/2015)

Cancer of the testicles, also known as testicular cancer, is one of the less common cancers. It usually affects younger men between the ages of 15 and 44.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

The most common symptom of testicular cancer is a lump or swelling in one of your testicles. Testicular lumps are most commonly found on the front or the side

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NHS Choices - Causes of testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

The causes of testicular cancer are not fully understood. However, several risk factors, such as undescended testicle and family history, increase your chance of developing cancer of the testicles.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

See your GP if you notice a lump or abnormality on or in your testicles. Most testicular lumps are not cancerous, but it is essential that you have the

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NHS Choices - Treating testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

Treatment for testicular cancer can include surgery to remove the testicle (orchidectomy), lymph node surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

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NHS Choices - 'My testicle had almost tripled in size'

(14/07/2014)

Two men who have had testicular cancer talk about their experience and the importance of checking for early warning signs.

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NHS Choices - 'I felt like I'd been hit by a freight train'

(14/07/2014)

Surviving testicular cancer gave Mark Adams a new lease of life.

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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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