Europe says way forward is to personalise breast screening protocols

Ten partners from seven European countries were involved in a project which looked specifically at the risk that women with breast density face. This study began in 2012 and results were published in November 2015 in the Nederlands. The project was part funded by the European Commision. Examples of breast density patterns, with overall density … More Europe says way forward is to personalise breast screening protocols

NHS breast cancer tests miss 3,500 tumours a year – Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/nhs/12189095/NHS-breast-cancer-tests-miss-3.5k-tumours-a-year.html More and more evidence to support PERSONALISED BREAST SCREENING PROTOCOLS Women in Ireland deserve better.  Breast density masks breast cancer tumours. beingdense.com advocates for the mandatory reporting of breast density levels with mammogram radiology results.

Contralateral cancer fears links breast density

New link between breast density and contralateral breast cancer This study presents yet another complexity in the whole area of breast density. How can Irish women hope to question this when we are not even told about our breast density levels. Information about your breast density level is available, be your own advocate and insist … More Contralateral cancer fears links breast density

One woman’s determination leads to breast density lesislation nationwide

The Huffington Post published yet another compelling article about Nancy Cappello who began America’s first ever campaign to have breast density information given to women. Legislation now exists in 30 US States because Nancy was determined that women would be told the truth about their breast density and given the opportunity to make informed choices … More One woman’s determination leads to breast density lesislation nationwide

United States breast density legislation steps up one more time

It has taken time and the steady, relentless, committment from women all over America but it has been worth it. It continues with Iowa, the most recent American State to have legislated for mandatory breast density reporting. areyoudense.com latest on new breast density legislation from Iowa Women in Ireland deserve no less, why wait 4 … More United States breast density legislation steps up one more time

Breast Density, a Contralateral Breast Cancer indicator

Research published reports that “The study, “Mammographic breast density is associated with the development of contralateral breast cancer,” is one of the first to describe the association between breast density and risk of cancer in the non-cancerous breast. It was published in the journal Cancer. Know your breast density. Ask at your next mammogram. Insist on the answer.  If you … More Breast Density, a Contralateral Breast Cancer indicator