How common is breast cancer in Ireland?
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Ireland, after skin cancer.
Better treatments mean that more and more people are now living long and full lives after breast cancer. However, the number of cases is rising.
What causes breast cancer?
What affects my risk of getting breast cancer?
A strong family history of breast cancer
Certain benign breast conditions
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Starting periods at an early age or having a late menopause
Having no children
For more information on breast cancer, and how we can support you, check out our dedicated breast cancer information section here.