Not just for Mums

There has been exciting news circulating this week in relation to Standardisation of Breast Density inform policies for women in the US. Screening programs and centres that provide mammograms to screen for breast cancer will have to tell women whether they have dense breast tissue, which can increase the risk of cancer and mask tumors, … More Not just for Mums

Being Dense under the spotlight

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

Tests miss cancer risk in dense breast tissue

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

Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

Don’t wait NOT to be told, ASK  – Do I have Dense Breasts and if the answer is YES then you may need to add Ultrasound and Mri to your breast screening regime. Despite decades of mammography screening, breast cancer remains one of the major causes of cancer deaths in women. Research concludes that early … More Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

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