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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... 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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