Tag: Lobular Ireland

Day 31 #LivingWithLobular – our tribute to Gay Murphy

I met Gay Murphy on World Cancer Day, February 4th 2020. It was at an amazing event called Choirs for Cancer in UCD. The atmosphere was electric, we had been listening to beautiful voices from choirs all over Ireland. Everyone there was bursting with joy and positivity. A wonderful event organised by Precision Oncology Ireland.…

Lobular Breast Cancer is not uncommon

Day 30 #LivingWithLobular Nore Dragon Paddlers are a group of Breast Cancer Survivors who paddle dragon boats on the Nore river in Kilkenny. Of our 36 members 8 are Lobular Breast Cancer survivors. That’s 22% of our members when the national average for this disease is between 10% and 15%. Lobular Breast Cancer is different…

Day 28 #LivingWithLobular

I reached out to Colleen having read a post from her on a US Lobular Breast Cancer FB page. I know that she is a fantastic Advocate for ILC and I felt that many of us could learn from her experience. I’m very grateful to Colleen for agreeing to help Lobular Ireland raise awareness and…

Day 27 #LivingWithLobular

Donna’s Story In 2018 I noticed my left nipple discharged a milky like substance while I was towel drying after my bath. I absolutely in that moment knew I had cancer. I booked in for a consultation and was sent for a mammogram. I was told the scan was clear and not to worry. I…

Day 26 #LivingWithLobular

Deirdre’s Story, October 2022 – Lobular Breast Cancer Awareness with Lobular Ireland Today’s post is a little different in that it’s not from someone who has Lobular breast cancer. Today we hear from an amazing young woman and now friend of Lobular Ireland. Tammy wants to raise Awareness of Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and the…

Day 25 #LivingWithLobular

Dear Lobular cancer friends, I am glad to be able to share my story with you all. My name Michelle Bonner and I live in Co. Donegal.  I found a sizeable area like two adjacent cyst type lumps on my upper right breast in December 2020, I went to my GP in January and was…

Day 24 #LivingWithLobular

As we enter week 4 of October 2022 and #BreastCancerAwareness month, we’d like to thank everyone who is working so hard to bring attention to Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer. Kirsty has been a member of Lobular Ireland since 2019 and is passionate about raising awareness of ILC, especially across Ireland. We’re incredibly lucky to have…

Day 23 #LivingWithLobular

This year Lobular Ireland agreed to post ‘Our Stories – #LivingWithLobular’ One Story each day throughout October to raise awareness of our Subtype of Breast Cancer While Ductal Carcinoma accounts for approx 80% of all Breast Cancers and is the most common NST (No Special Type) Lobular Breast Cancer is the most common special histological…

Day 22 #LivingWithLobular

Hi, my name is Jo Browne and I’m telling my story to raise awareness of Invasive Lobular Cancer #ILC in Ireland with Lobular Ireland. I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer on July 16th 2020 aged 46. I didn’t have any of the common risk factors nor was there any history of cancer in…

Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer requires different Clinical Management to Invasive Ductal Cancer

This week The Royal College of Surgeons hosted The Breast Cancer Ireland Dublin Steroid Cancer Conference. This prestigious event featuring presentations from world leaders in Oncology drew lots of media attention and was extremely well attended. On Thursday 20th October a Lobular Breast Cancer Session was introduced and moderated by Professor William Gallagher, deputy director…