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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Let’s have the information 👭👭👭

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 👭👭👭

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 👭

Why are we waiting?

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?

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

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 “