Lynette McHendry
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Patient calls for greater breast cancer awareness among clinicians

New figures from the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry show there has been a dramatic rise in the numbers of women being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Lynette McHendry, from County Antrim, is due to have both breasts removed next week.

The mother of two is appealing to clinicians to become more aware of the symptoms surrounding this aggressive disease, after her cancer went undetected for over a month.

  • 12 Feb 2016