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

Breast Density Reporting Law in Nebraska

  Widower completes wife’s dying wish with new mammogram law Like 40 percent of women,  Cheri Rauth had dense breast tissue. Yearly mammograms could not spot the cancer that was forming inside her body; it was not detected until she had an ultrasound and biopsy. Bill Rauth, Cheri’s husband explains IRISH radiologists and cancer screening specialists … More Breast Density Reporting Law in Nebraska

European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

Researchers from the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Radboud University in Nijmegen carried out a study “ADAPTING BREAST CANCER SCREENING STRATEGY USING PERSONALISED RISK ESTIMATION” “The idea is to go from a one-size-fits-all approach to a personalised screening protocol.” In Ireland our National breast screening service, BreastCheck – currently provides a one size […]

More European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

Researchers from the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Radboud University in Nijmegen carried out a study “ADAPTING BREAST CANCER SCREENING STRATEGY USING PERSONALISED RISK ESTIMATION” “The idea is to go from a one-size-fits-all approach to a personalised screening protocol.” In Ireland our National breast screening service, BreastCheck – currently provides a one size … More European report heralds change in breast screening protocols.

European Commission : CORDIS : Projects & Results Service : Final Report Summary – ASSURE (Adapting Breast Cancer Screening Strategy Using Personalised RiskEstimation)

This a very detailed report but worth sharing.  http://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/187468_en.html Are medical professionals in Ireland speaking out about the risks asociated with breast density? Why is our Irish national breast screening service not advising women in relation to breast density? Will your radiologist pass on your breast density information? ASK for it at your next mammogram. … More European Commission : CORDIS : Projects & Results Service : Final Report Summary – ASSURE (Adapting Breast Cancer Screening Strategy Using Personalised RiskEstimation)