Being Dense under the spotlight

While http://www.Beingdense.com continues to advocate for Irish Density inform protocols, we continue with our Global updates and information in relation to Breast Density. Radiological Society of North America RSNA Press Release Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age Released: December 3, 2013 Dr Nick Perry Areas of interest Mammography, breast … More Being Dense under the spotlight

It’s not a Twist of Fate Dense Breasts are a Breast Cancer Risk Factor

If something happens by a Twist of Fate, it happens by chance and it is strange, interesting, or unfortunate in some way. How often have we heard someone say, if only I had known I would have done something about it…..how often have you said it yourself? If I had been told I had Dense … More It’s not a Twist of Fate Dense Breasts are a Breast Cancer Risk Factor

A Whiter Shade of Pale

Behind every girl’s favourite song lies an untold story…….. The songs we love become woven into a neural tapestry entwined with the people, seasons, experiences and locations throughout our lifespan. This morning, I was standing in the kitchen when I heard the song ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’ by Procal Harum I hadn’t heard this in years. … More A Whiter Shade of Pale

“Like looking for a snow ball in a snow storm”

There is growing concern that Irish women are not aware of the significance of breast density in the diagnosis and prevention of breast cancer. About 50% of all women have Dense Breasts. Almost 8% of women aged between 40-74 years have extremely dense breasts. It is estimated that women with extremely high breast density have … More “Like looking for a snow ball in a snow storm”

Tests miss cancer risk in dense breast tissue

Mammography has been the accepted ‘Gold Standard’ when it comes to breast cancer screening. There is growing acknowledgement however, among researchers, that Breast Density affects the sensitivity of Mammograms. Decades of research supports this and there is mounting global discussion as to why Breast Density is not being reported to women. 40% of women in the … More Tests miss cancer risk in dense breast tissue

Your Breast Density – your Destiny, know it.

Breast Density may be leading risk factor for Breast Cancer – Reuters Health Researchers examined data on more than 18,000 women with breast malignancies and 184,000 women the same age without breast cancer. They found breast density appeared to be the biggest indicator of cancer risk, even more than other common risk factors like family … More Your Breast Density – your Destiny, know it.

Global advocacy strives for Breast Density notification

PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH WOMEN EVERYWHERE 👭 http://www.beingdense.com is part of a Global effort which is reaching out and communicating to women worldwide on the risks association between Breast Density and Breast Cancer. Being Dense advocates for Irish Women and seeks endorsement for Breast Density inform policy If you have Dense breasts you need to … More Global advocacy strives for Breast Density notification

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

A one size fits all policy – not with #Breastdensity

👭 PLEASE read and SHARE this with other women, Mums-daughters-friends-cousins-aunties-work colleagues-Mother-in-laws Women do need to know. Enjoy your October Wknd. BREAST DENSITY is an Independent Risk factor for Developing Breast Cancer.  40% of women have dense breasts and don’t know 👭👭 A One size Fits All policy doesn’t work for Screening Women with Dense Breasts … More A one size fits all policy – not with #Breastdensity