Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Cancer - early diagnosis and risk reduction

Whilst cancer is a subject we all flinch from, the truth is that early diagnosis saves lives. The NHS in the UK has a simple online guide to the symptoms of the three biggest killers. For information have a look at:

The most common cancer found in young men aged between 15 and 34 years is testicular cancer. ) It is rare but guys still need need to check your testicles
For more about cancer in Ireland checkout the Irish Cancer Society

Remember if you are worried don’t wait – go talk to your doctor.

For ways to reduce the risk of cancer have a look at these related articles:

Harms of Smoking


If you would like to talk to somebody confidentially about your alcohol and/or cigarette use contact: Cindy Dring, Health Promotion Officer, at 091-492048. Alternatively e-mail her at or just drop in to Aras Ni Eimhigh.

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