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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 Mucositis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation of the surface of the mucous membrane.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mucositis

(19/05/2015)

The symptoms of mucositis depend on whether your mouth or digestive system is affected.

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NHS Choices - Causes of mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis is usually a side effect of cancer treatment.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis can usually be diagnosed after a physical examination and a description of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating mucositis

(09/01/2015)

There is no single treatment for mucositis, as it largely depends on which type of mucositis you have and exactly what caused it.

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NHS Choices - Complications of mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Oral mucositis and gastrointestinal mucositis can sometimes lead to other problems.

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NHS Choices - Preventing mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Some treatments can be taken before you receive cancer therapy to try to reduce the severity and duration of mucositis.

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