Information Videos

Breast Cancer Awareness

Catherine Masterson, Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the Symptomatic Breast Unit at University Hospital Galway discusses breast health, the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and what happens when you visit a breast clinic.

Hereditary Predisposition to Cancer

Consultant Cancer Geneticist Dr Terri McVeigh discusses how alterations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 are inherited, and how they influence cancer risk.

How to Manage Your Risk of Breast Cancer If You Have an Inherited Alteration in BRCA1 or BRCA2

Professor Aoife Lowery, Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon discusses the risk-reducing strategies you can undertake to minimise the risk of breast cancer associated with BRCA1/BRCA2 genetic alterations.

Options for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Mr Niall McInerney, Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, discusses the options for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

A Patient’s Experience

Dr Elizabeth Walsh, Consultant Psychiatrist and former patient, discusses her experience of mastectomy and reconstruction.

Managing the Risk of Ovarian Cancer Associated with BRCA1/BRCA2 Genetic Alterations

Dr Michael O’Leary, Consultant Gynaecologist, discusses how you can manage the risk of ovarian cancer associated with BRCA1/2 gene alterations and how to deal with the aftermath of risk-reducing ovarian surgery.