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

Daily Mail-Breast Density is Breast Cancer risk

Women are being kept in the dark over the most important clue as to whether they will get breast cancer, leading doctors warned last night. Breast density is a much more important risk factor even than family history for most people, they say. Among younger women, four in ten cases of breast cancer can be blamed … More Daily Mail-Breast Density is Breast Cancer risk

Japanese women now in the know about being dense

American and Japanese breast radiologists are on record to say they cannot see clearly through mammographic Breast Density. Women with dense breasts, in these countries, are informed accordingly and are advised to avail of supplementary breast screening like Ultrasound or MRI. How do American and Japanese women differ from Irish women? Irish women are NOT … More Japanese women now in the know about being dense