Beingdense.com began in my kitchen just after Christmas 2015. A close friend and I had just finished reading an article written by the wonderful Dr Nancy Cappello who sadly passed away at the end of 2018, from complications relating to the radiotherapy she had had at her initial Breast Cancer diagnosis and treatment. Until then … More You’re not Dense but are your Breasts?
If something happens by a twist of fate, it happens by chance, and it is strange, interesting, or unfortunate in some way. How often have we heard someone say, if only I had known I would have done something about it…..how often have you said it yourself? 7 out of 10 women do NOT know … More Not a Twist of Fate
Please, read this, and share it with as many women as you know and love 👭 http://www.beingdense.com shares regular updates on breast density from world medical journals, opinion pieces from America, Canada, Australia and Europe, but today is different. Today it is wonderful to be able to bring your attention to a piece on breast … More IrishTimesLife-Irish women’s health
Dealing with feelings and emotions of grief after breastcancer, can be such a difficult and lonely place to find yourself. Building resilience in breast cancer centre is based in the UK. Read their incredibly well informed piece by clicking the link below and find them on Facebook Wonderful insight into the many effects of living … More It’s ok to grieve after breastcancer
What about the risk factor……. It may be a cost factor, but Breast Density is now globally recognised as an independent risk factor for breast cancer and is now also associated with the development of contralateral and Interval breast cancers. We are worth the cost, ask any woman. Please share this post with your sisters, … More Breast density – the cost factor
There are two groups of women when it comes to screening mammography — women in whom mammography works very well and has saved thousands of lives and women in whom it doesn’t work well at all. Do you know which group you’re in? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Because the breast has become … More Physician and Breast Cancer researcher- Deborah Rhodes on breast density risk
Dr. Loni Neal – physician at The Mayo Clinic leads a discussion on Breast density. This is a comprehensive overview on Breast Density and how it can effect your breast screening outcomes. Mayo Clinic physician talks about breast density Mammogram may not be enough. Additional Ultrasound screening may be required if you have dense breast … More Breast Density – Mayo Clinic
Irish women must be told about Breast Density. Irish radiologists and GPs remain silent on this issue. We continue to seek endorsement from the medical profession and look for changes in Irish breast screening protocols. http://www.beingdense.com