You are not Dense but are your Breasts?

Breast Density is now one of the strongest predictors of the failure of screening mammography to detect breast. … More You are not Dense but are your Breasts?

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Japanese women now in the know about being dense

American and Japanese breast radiologists are on record to say they cannot see clearly through mammographic Breast Density. Women with dense breasts, in these countries, are informed accordingly and are advised to avail of supplementary breast screening like Ultrasound or MRI. How do American and Japanese women differ from Irish women? Irish women are NOT … More Japanese women now in the know about being dense

Just say what you see – it is that simple 👭

Extension of screening services is a very welcome initiative in the new 10 yr Cancer Strategy announced today. BreastCheck the National breast screening service currently offer women over 50 a free mammogram every 2 years. Unfortunately that offer does not extend to giving these women access to all the information from their mammogram report. Breast … More Just say what you see – it is that simple 👭

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

#informwomen

It’s a read one share one! Ladies please share this with all of the women you know and love. Read it and then share it. It really is that simple and something that could change their life. #informwomen Irish women want and deserve change in their breast screening protocols. For years, the effects of breast … More #informwomen

That little voice “what if my cancer comes back”

For most people, worries about their cancer returning are often prompted or intensified by certain things. For example, the anniversary of your diagnosis or surgery or news of a celebrity being diagnosed with cancer can stir up feelings of angst and evoke difficult memories of times you may rather forget. The anxiety surrounding follow-up exams … More That little voice “what if my cancer comes back”

Into breast cancer through breast density

Click the link below Michelle’s devastating journey into breast cancer, through breast density, sensitively told on film. Please share this with your friends and family when you have watched it. 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 … More Into breast cancer through breast density

Huffington post – breast density “a wolf in sheep’s clothing “

Survival and successful treatment outcomes of breast cancer is so closely linked to tumour size. Early detection is a key component in securing the best possible results for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast density is like the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Both tumors and dense breast tissue appear white on a mammogram. A traditional … More Huffington post – breast density “a wolf in sheep’s clothing “