While http://www.Beingdense.com continues to advocate for Irish Density inform protocols, we continue with our Global updates and information in relation to Breast Density. Radiological Society of North America RSNA Press Release Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age Released: December 3, 2013 Dr Nick Perry Areas of interest Mammography, breast … More Being Dense under the spotlight
Mammography has been the accepted ‘Gold Standard’ when it comes to breast cancer screening. There is growing acknowledgement however, among researchers, that Breast Density affects the sensitivity of Mammograms. Decades of research supports this and there is mounting global discussion as to why Breast Density is not being reported to women. 40% of women in the … More Tests miss cancer risk in dense breast tissue
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.
Education is one of the most powerful weapons of change. BREAST DENSITY education is up to us women, we must be our own advocates for change until breast screening protocols are updated to include breastdensity notification. Breast Density has been studied for decades and it has long been acknowledged globally as a significant risk factor. … More Ultrasound detects more cancers in dense breasts
PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH WOMEN EVERYWHERE 👭 http://www.beingdense.com is part of a Global effort which is reaching out and communicating to women worldwide on the risks association between Breast Density and Breast Cancer. Being Dense advocates for Irish Women and seeks endorsement for Breast Density inform policy If you have Dense breasts you need to … More Global advocacy strives for Breast Density notification
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
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
Breast Density cannot be felt by touch or self exam. Breast Density can only be assessed and measured by Mammogram. Your radiologist should inform your Dr if you have Dense Breasts, this however is not always passed on to patients. If you have Dense Breasts you need to know. If you have high Breast Density … More DENSE TISSUE -DOUBLE WHAMMY
Have you got Dense Breasts? Has your GP told you about Breast Density? Do you know how Breast Density impacts your Mammogram? Do you know Dense Breast tissue can mask a tumour on your Mammogram? Do you know that having Dense Breasts increases your risk for Breast Cancer? ALL WOMEN SHOULD BE TOLD ABOUT THEIR … More Smart women know about Being Dense – Do You ?
This is not just for October Please share Nina Vincoff, MD, is chief of the Division of Breast Imaging and chief of ambulatory strategy and patient experience at Northwell Health. She has more than 18 years of experience in radiology, specializing in women’s imaging, and is an assistant professor of radiology at the Donald and Barbara … More 5 Reasons for Breast screening