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Local Senator calls for free breast cancer screenings for more women

Oct 10, 2021 08:10 By News Northern Sound
Local Senator calls for free breast cancer screenings for more women Local Senator calls for free breast cancer screenings for more women
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Robbie Gallagher says the service should be available to all women over 40 years of age.

A local Senator is calling for free breast cancer screenings to be extended
to more women.

Currently, BreastCheck offers all women aged 50 to 69 with a free mammogram
every two years.

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Robbie Gallagher made a call for
it to be offered to women over 40.

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Breast Cancer Ireland says one-in-nine women will develop breast cancer
during their lifetime.

Senator Robbie Gallagher says it's all about early detection.

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