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

Hidden harm of mammography

Nancy Cappello, breast cancer survivor and founder of advocacy talks to the Huffington Post about breast cancer screening and the lesser known implications of mammogram  “As a consumer of mammography for my one ‘good’ breast, my desire is to replace the antiquated term ‘mammography screening’ with breast cancer screening, as we screen for breast … More Hidden harm of mammography

Call for Irish breast screening to include breast density levels

Breast Density is a globally recognised breast cancer risk factor. Why are Irish women not told this at mammography screening? Why is this information withheld? Breast density notification should be mandatory at mammography screening – this utube clip explains why. Irish breast screening protocols must be re-examined.  What are we waiting for ?