Your Breast Density Matters http://www.Beingdense.com is an Irish Patient Advocacy established by Lobular Breast Cancer patient, Siobhán Freeney who lives in County Wexford on the East coast of Ireland. Improved screening methods for women with dense breasts are needed because of their increased risk of breast cancer and of failed early diagnosis by screening mammography. https://beingdense.com/2020/07/10/be-the-change-you-wish-to-see-in-the-world/ … More Women’s Health Imaging
There has been a long running debate about Breast Density and the associated risks in terms of Breast Cancer. Beingdense.com have written about it often. We had the great privilege to co-host the first ever Irish Seminar on Mammographic Breast Density with http://www.BreastPredict.com in June 2019. I want to share a bit of the more … More Is that Clear?
Beingdense.com is part of a global advocacy effort to elevate awareness and education for women with Dense Breasts. Breast Density is an independent risk factor for Breast Cancer Women who participate in Breast Cancer Screening are not told when their Screening Mammogram determines that they have Dense Breasts Breast Density can ‘obscure’ sizeable tumours resulting … More Seeing is believing – Say what you see and Tell Women.
Breast Density an independent risk factor for Breast Cancer. Early detection. The World Health Organisation (WHO) position paper on Mammography Screening WHO position paper on mammography screening [pdf 584kb] Overview Every year, breast cancer kills more than 500,000 women around the world. In resource-poor settings, a majority of women with breast cancer are diagnosed at … More Your Density Matters
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