Liz Yeates

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Des Bishop says he is happy to share his story if it makes even one man go to the doctor with suspicious symptoms as early detection is vital. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

He is best known for making us laugh, but comedian Des Bishop has also known some very sombre moments in his life, including when he was diagnosed and(...)

In Ireland, HPV infection caused up to 420 cancer cases each year between 2010 and 2014, with as many as 130 dying each year from HPV-related cancers. Photograph: Matthew Busch

More than four in five people believe they are unlikely to have ever had human papillomavirus (HPV), despite the vast majority of sexually active adul(...)

 Mary Mooney, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland manager of Mill Lane Day Care, Mary Bardin, ASI operations manager and Marie Conlon, ASI Kildare Branch chairperson.;

With businesses closed, sporting and cultural events cancelled or postponed and many office workers confined to their homes during the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Vicky Phelan from the CervicalCheck Patient Support Group and journalist Martina Fitzgerald at the National Women’s Council of Ireland’s FemFest conference in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan

Nine months after the CervicalCheck controversy erupted in the wake of Vicky Phelan’s High Court case over a missed cancer diagnosis, frustration over(...)

Lung cancer is the bigger cancer killer among women in Ireland, responsible for more deaths than breast and colorectal cancer combined. Photograph: PA

Most Irish people are unaware lung cancer kills more than any other form of the disease, new research indicates. Just 9 per cent of the population co(...)

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. (...)

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

Click here to visit The Health Centre Today we are delighted to launch our online resource, The Health Centre, a selection of the best health j(...)