Breast Surgeon says research at LGH shows the benefits of breast check

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The Consultant Breast Surgeon based at Letterkenny General Hospital has urged women to avail of screening at breast check, and to act immediately if they have any concerns.

Mr Michael Sugrue was speaking after the hospital's Breast Centre published the results of an eighteen month study.

It found that of women with a family history who were diagnosed, those who did not engage in breast screening and risk assessment presented at a more advanced stage than those who did.

Mr Sugrue says the attendance at Breast Check is down, and speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show, he said he hopes the result of this research reverses that trend...........