This week women all over Ireland, myself included, welcomed the return of our Breast Cancer Screening Program, which had been suspended since March due to Covid. We urge ALL women to take up the offer of a Free BreastCheck Screening Mammogram, it is so important that you do. Is YOUR Free Mammogram enough? The answer … More Your ‘Free’ Mammogram is it enough?
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
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.
👭 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
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?
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 👭👭👭
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 👭
For decades, almost 40 years, Breast Density has been widely recognised as a clinical indicator and independent risk factor for breast cancer. For years, reputable medical journals, eminent radiologists, Breast Cancer Research Scientists, Patient Advocates, have all given us indisputable evidence of the associated risk factors between Breast density and Breast cancer, including late stage … More Why are we waiting?
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
Know your Breast Density level and access appropriate breast screening accordingly … More Women empowering Women 👭👭👭👭