Dear Minister for Health-reply on #breastdensity

This is a recent response from the Office of the Minister for Health, Simon Harris. The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., has asked me to thank you for your recent letter concerning breast cancer, and specifically the issue of breast density. BreastCheck, the National Breast Screening Programme, operates in line with screening protocols which … More Dear Minister for Health-reply on #breastdensity

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

Yahoo – reporting on Breast Density

PLEASE read and share with ALL the significant women in your life. This YAHOO news feature (click below) explains WHY knowing your breast density is so significant and how it can impact on a woman’s life. https://www.yahoo.com/news/why-did-letter-breast-density-152608709.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw 20 years ago the women in the USA were where Irish Women are now, in relation to breast … More Yahoo – reporting on Breast Density

The real effects of Breast Density

When you WATCH this please SHARE it with at least one other woman in your life. http://www.unpavedroadproductions.com/blog/breast-density It is an incredible, sensitive, insight into one woman’s encounter with Breast Density and the resulting repercussions of a late Breast Cancer diagnosis. Michele, thank you for the incredible dignity and the grace you have shown in the … More The real effects of Breast Density

Demystify Breast Density Fog for Irish Women

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women in Ireland. Almost 3,000 women in  Ireland are diagnosed each year. Breast cancer accounts for one third of all newly diagnosed cancers in women in Ireland and is the second highest cause of cancer death. Early detection leads to far better outcomes for patients. For two … More Demystify Breast Density Fog for Irish Women

European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

Researchers from the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Radboud University in Nijmegen carried out a study “ADAPTING BREAST CANCER SCREENING STRATEGY USING PERSONALISED RISK ESTIMATION” “The idea is to go from a one-size-fits-all approach to a personalised screening protocol.” In Ireland our National breast screening service, BreastCheck – currently provides a one size […]

More European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

Researchers from the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Radboud University in Nijmegen carried out a study “ADAPTING BREAST CANCER SCREENING STRATEGY USING PERSONALISED RISK ESTIMATION” “The idea is to go from a one-size-fits-all approach to a personalised screening protocol.” In Ireland our National breast screening service, BreastCheck – currently provides a one size … More European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

European Commission : CORDIS : Projects & Results Service : Final Report Summary – ASSURE (Adapting Breast Cancer Screening Strategy Using Personalised RiskEstimation)

This a very detailed report but worth sharing.  http://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/187468_en.html Are medical professionals in Ireland speaking out about the risks asociated with breast density? Why is our Irish national breast screening service not advising women in relation to breast density? Will your radiologist pass on your breast density information? ASK for it at your next mammogram. … More European Commission : CORDIS : Projects & Results Service : Final Report Summary – ASSURE (Adapting Breast Cancer Screening Strategy Using Personalised RiskEstimation)