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

A one size fits all policy – not with #Breastdensity

👭 PLEASE read and SHARE this with other women, Mums-daughters-friends-cousins-aunties-work colleagues-Mother-in-laws Women do need to know. Enjoy your October Wknd. BREAST DENSITY is an Independent Risk factor for Developing Breast Cancer.  40% of women have dense breasts and don’t know 👭👭 A One size Fits All policy doesn’t work for Screening Women with Dense Breasts … More A one size fits all policy – not with #Breastdensity

Dear Minister for Health-reply on #breastdensity

This is a recent response from the Office of the Minister for Health, Simon Harris. The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., has asked me to thank you for your recent letter concerning breast cancer, and specifically the issue of breast density. BreastCheck, the National Breast Screening Programme, operates in line with screening protocols which … More Dear Minister for Health-reply on #breastdensity

Sloan Kettering cancer experts #breastdensity

The impact of a woman’s breast density may have an impact on her life and not just her mammogram. Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer centre  experts explain breast density Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, … More Sloan Kettering cancer experts #breastdensity

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

BBC Radio4 tackles Breast Density issue

Dr Mark Porter BBC Radio 4, asks pertinent questions in relation to breast density and the devastating associated breast cancer risks. Hit link below to hear in full. Dr Mark Porter discusses Breast Density with Prof Jack Cuzick Head of Cancer Prevention Queen Mary University London Excerpts from the programme below – Karla Kerlikowske is … More BBC Radio4 tackles Breast Density issue