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A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for the resumption of cancer screening services as soon as possible. Independent Sligo/Leitrim Deputy Marian Harkin is making the call following figures from the European Cancer Information System that show 3,400 women in Ireland are at risk of developing breast cancer this year, while potentially…

A Donegal TD is calling on the government to provide the funding necessary to deal with the backlog in cancer screening. Covid-19 restrictions have resulted in a drop in screenings and preventative measures for a variety of conditions. Donegal Independent TD Thomas Pringle says there needs to be immediate recruitment…

The Breastcheck controversy in Sligo town this week reveals the lack of trust that is still felt in county Sligo when it comes to cancer services. Despite reassurances from Breastcheck that they are not withdrawing a service from the county but simply have to move it from Sligo town to…

A cancer survivor in the North West says she would have jumped at the chance to get a vaccine that would prevent her type of cancer. Well-known cancer services campaigner in Sligo Catriona McGoldrick has been commenting on figures from the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance. They show a dramatic drop…