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Medical negligence lawyers dismissed BreastCheck’s concerns that a sharp increase in legal correspondence could result in spiralling legal costs and the cancer screening programme closing.  Photograph: Getty Images

The BreastCheck unit in Cork has received three solicitors’ letters in recent weeks, the HSE has said. A spokeswoman for the HSE said on Friday that(...)

Fears have been expressed that spiralling legal costs could lead to the breast cancer screening programme being closed down. File photograph: Getty Images

The BreastCheck cancer screening programme is doing its job and has helped to save the lives of women in the State, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. (...)