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

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

Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

Don’t wait NOT to be told, ASK  – Do I have Dense Breasts and if the answer is YES then you may need to add Ultrasound and Mri to your breast screening regime. Despite decades of mammography screening, breast cancer remains one of the major causes of cancer deaths in women. Research concludes that early … More Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

Make that appointment today – don’t delay

Dense Breasts Canada posted this heart breaking story written by Sharon McNeill Please read Sharon’s story and share it with friends. It may prompt you or someone you know into making a life saving appointment for breast screening. ‘Embarrassed to Death’ by Sharon Mc Neill  Our gratitude to you Sharon for the courage and honesty … More Make that appointment today – don’t delay