This week a good friend asked me why I continue to engage with and tell my story. “Is it not a constant reminder of what happened, does it not bring up bad memories and feelings?” We chatted away about it for some time. I thought about it for quite some time after too. It would be … More A Vested Interest
Why wait – be proactive now. “Mammography should be individually adapted” Question your Radiologist, Breast Screening Practitioner at your next Mammogram, don’t even wait until then, ask your GP – Look them square in the eye and ask “If you saw your wife’s, sister’s daughter’s or Mother’s Mammogram showed she had Dense Breasts, would you … More Women’s Health paternalistic attitudes persist.
Breast Density is a recognised major breast cancer risk factor. Several countries have established advocacies to inform women of their risk of having Dense Breasts. There are also a number of Radiology Experts and Research Scientists who have endorsed the need for Breast Density education, additional breast screening and notification protocols. http://www.beingdense.com advocates for Density … More Be Smart about Being Dense
Please watch the film in the link below and then share this with friends and family today. Most women don’t know what Breast Density is and 40% of women have Dense Breasts. Mammograms are an important screening tool in the fight against breast cancer, but did you know that having dense breasts is one of … More Breast Density Risk Awareness
This is not just for October Please share Nina Vincoff, MD, is chief of the Division of Breast Imaging and chief of ambulatory strategy and patient experience at Northwell Health. She has more than 18 years of experience in radiology, specializing in women’s imaging, and is an assistant professor of radiology at the Donald and Barbara … More 5 Reasons for Breast screening
Perhaps breast density information reporting is an issue that BREAST-PREDICT may look into.
PLEASE read and share with ALL the significant women in your life. This YAHOO news feature (click below) explains WHY knowing your breast density is so significant and how it can impact on a woman’s life. https://www.yahoo.com/news/why-did-letter-breast-density-152608709.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw 20 years ago the women in the USA were where Irish Women are now, in relation to breast … More Yahoo – reporting on Breast Density
Check out @DrPaulaGordon’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/DrPaulaGordon/status/840634357131968512?s=09
Ten partners from seven European countries were involved in a project which looked specifically at the risk that women with breast density face. This study began in 2012 and results were published in November 2015 in the Nederlands. The project was part funded by the European Commision. Examples of breast density patterns, with overall density … More Europe says way forward is to personalise breast screening protocols