Un-masking the hidden effects

http://breastcancernow.org/news-and-blogs/news/over-700000-women-in-the-uk-are-living-with-hidden-breast-cancer-risk#.WgLhiuvOgC4.twitter Breast density as a risk factor Over 700,000 women in the UK of breast screening age are estimated to be at higher than average risk of developing breast cancer due to having a high breast density, which can als mask the signs of a tumour on a mammogram. Other countries – the United States … More Un-masking the hidden effects

Harry Connick Jr and his wife Jill Goodacre #Breastcancer #Densebreasts

Five years ago, Harry Connick Jr.‘s world changed forever. In October 2012, the multiplatinum recording artist, host of the daytime talk show Harry and actor’s wife, Jill Goodacre, had a routine annual mammogram that came back clear. They said, ‘Okay, looks good. Since you have dense breasts, just go across the hall for your sonogram,’ ” Goodacre, 53, tells … More Harry Connick Jr and his wife Jill Goodacre #Breastcancer #Densebreasts

Let’s have the information 👭👭👭

Minister for Health cancerstrategy17 Dear Minister Simon Harris, Please give Irish women access to their breast density levels. This information can be included in our BreastCheck mammogram result notification letters. It is a simple request, just tell us what our mammogram sees. Written answer from Minister for Health, Simon Harris Awareness is key and Irish women … More Let’s have the information 👭👭👭

Hidden harm of mammography

Nancy Cappello, breast cancer survivor and founder of areyoudense.com advocacy talks to the Huffington Post about breast cancer screening and the lesser known implications of mammogram  “As a consumer of mammography for my one ‘good’ breast, my desire is to replace the antiquated term ‘mammography screening’ with breast cancer screening, as we screen for breast … More Hidden harm of mammography

The ‘not-so-pink’ link to Breast cancer

Read one share one 👭👭👭 Please share this article from the Huffington Post with ALL the important women in your world, because THEY are worth it. Jo Malone, Cath Kidston, Maggie Smith, Olivia Newton-John, Jenni Murray and Kylie Minogue All these women have one thing in common……. to read on click below 👭 After a … More The ‘not-so-pink’ link to Breast cancer

Call for Irish breast screening to include breast density levels

Breast Density is a globally recognised breast cancer risk factor. Why are Irish women not told this at mammography screening? Why is this information withheld? Breast density notification should be mandatory at mammography screening – this utube clip explains why. Irish breast screening protocols must be re-examined.  What are we waiting for ?