Tuesday 27 June 2017

Today of all days, women need to read these nine facts about breast cancer

On breast health day, cancer survivor Tara Byrne tells of her battle to overcome disease

Tara Byrne

TODAY is European Breast Health Day. It’s a very important day for me as I am a member of Europa Donna Ireland, a volunteer-run organisation advocating better services for breast cancer.

I became involved when I found myself immersed in the world of breast cancer.

My journey started in 2010 when I was 35 years old, living life at 100pc, busy in my role as managing director. I never considered that I could be at risk of breast cancer.

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