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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 Thyroid cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

In its early stages, thyroid cancer tends to cause no or very few symptoms. A painless lump or swelling at the front of the neck is the main symptom of thyroid cancer.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

A thyroid function test and a procedure known as fine-needle aspiration cytology are usually used to help diagnose thyroid cancer.

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NHS Choices - Treating thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

If you are diagnosed with thyroid cancer, you will be assigned a care team who will devise a treatment plan for you.

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