Please watch the film in the link below and then share this with friends and family today.
Most women don’t know what Breast Density is and 40% of women have Dense Breasts.
Mammograms are an important screening tool in the fight against breast cancer, but did you know that having dense breasts is one of the most common reasons that mammograms fail to detect cancer? The information in this film about breast density could save your life or the life of someone you love, so please share. *Partial nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.*
Watch this Film on Breast Density risk and Denise’s wonderful documentary here
Michele, who is featured in the above short film, was diagnosed with Stage 3 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, in April 2014, despite the fact that she had recently had a “normal” mammogram. She first learned that she had dense breasts at the time of her breast cancer diagnosis. Prior to her diagnosis, no health care provider ever told her she had dense breasts and that dense breasts make mammograms difficult to read and are a risk factor for breast cancer. At the time of diagnosis, Michele’s breast mass was over 7cm. As a woman with a history of cystic breasts, and armed with a “normal” mammogram, Michele dismissed the mass. Unfortunately, the mass in her breast was hidden by the dense tissue. Michele underwent a bilateral mastectomy shortly after her diagnosis
Know your density. Ask. Don’t wait not to be told. Understand the risk.