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
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
PLEASE SHARE THIS with at least two women you know 👭 So many women in Ireland know little about the risk that mammogram alone cannot see through #breastdensity to detect cancer. Watch the link below 👭 ASK ABOUT YOUR BREAST DENSITY #informwomen Smart women know about Beingdense Knowing your #breastdensity could save your life 👭
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 👭👭👭
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
UNDERSTANDING THE FOUR STAGES OF CANCER Stage 3 usually means the cancer is larger. It may have started to spread into surrounding tissues and there are cancer cells in the lymph nodes in the area. Stage 4 means the cancer has spread from where it started to another body organ. This is also called secondary … More OURS TO HAVE AND OURS TO HOLD
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
Perhaps breast density information reporting is an issue that BREAST-PREDICT may look into.
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 ?