Coloured mammogram of a woman’s breast that contains a cancerous tumour. The new test can help determine the most effective type of treatment for patients.

A new test has significantly reduced over-treatment of breast cancer patients with chemotherapy and saved the Health Service Executive €800,000, new (...)

Liz Yeates, who has had breast cancer and is now well: ‘Early detection is everything when it comes to treating cancer.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

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If you have developed breast cancer, early detection continues to be the most important factor in staying well. Photograph: Thinkstock

Dr Janice Walshe is the consultant medical oncologist who treated Liz Yeates during her illness (see story on opposite page). Although more than 2,800(...)

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After a successful paid internship with Twitter, which she found online, politics graduate Sara MacNamara is enthusiastic about the benefits: “Inte(...)

No bundling small children out of the house early in the morning – for many in-house childcare is the best solution

No bundling small children out of the house early in the morning; no breakneck dash to the crèche before it closes; no pretending children are well wh(...)