Changing Times

It is fair to say that there has been a seismic shift with regards to how we access information in relation to our health. Social media platforms have opened up channels of communication, patients have a voice and are being listened to like never before. Women in particular are no longer happy with the paternalistic … More Changing Times

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

A Whiter Shade of Pale

Behind every girl’s favourite song lies an untold story…….. The songs we love become woven into a neural tapestry entwined with the people, seasons, experiences and locations throughout our lifespan. This morning, I was standing in the kitchen when I heard the song ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’ by Procal Harum I hadn’t heard this in years. … More A Whiter Shade of Pale

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

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