For 6 years we’ve been sharing the Story of A Woman whose Breast Cancer was missed on her Mammograms over multiple years and on several consecutive Screening Mammograms We know of course that it’s not just the story ofONE WOMAN but it is in fact the story of HUNDREDS of Women We’re asking you AGAIN … More One Woman not Just One Story
EU Recommendations “All Mammography facilities should inform women of their individual Category of Breast Density” #EUSOBI March 2022 … More Ask about your Density
I believe that together we can influence real change on this, so that our story does not have to be perpetuated over and over
… More Being Dense calls for Collaboration and Action
I’m currently away on a Family Holiday and much needed recuperation after my Prophylactic Mastectomy and other health complications. Yesterday The Health Service Executive issued a Publication in relation to Breast Cancer Risk Factors. I’ve been asked to comment, but this week is not the time for me to do major work on this. I … More HSE Publication Acknowledges Breast Density as a Risk Factor in Breast Cancer Screening
“EUSOBI thus calls on all providers of mammography screening to share density information with the women being screened.”
… More Radiology Partners urged to adopt European Recommendations in Breast Screening 🇪🇺
This is moving in the right direction and it’s great to share with you all – although it’s not enough – it’s a start and recognition of the fact that Breast Density affects the reliability of Screening Mammograms Important to know that there’s NEW EUROPEAN GUIDELINES on Breast Cancer Screening UPDATE from The 🇪🇺 European … More Update to European Guidelines for Breast Screening
Beingdense.com was established in 2016. It’s an Educational and Awareness Site designed to let women know about Breast Density. Most of you reading this will know Beingdense.com from the Blog posts and Social Media up dates I frequently post on Twitter and Facebook. Why is it important? Recently we designed a Request Form to assist … More More than a Mammogram
This information should be routinely reported, in the same way we are notified about our Bloods, Blood Pressure, Bone Density and many other crucial health issues.
When you’ve asked about your Breast Density, what answer have you been given? This morning I was in conversation with a woman who had just been for her Mammogram. She had asked if she could have her Breast Density information and she was asked “why” followed by “we don’t do that here” Why do we … More Your Density Matters
Building awareness and influencing change is what http://www.Beingdense.com is about. When a woman goes for her Mammogram her hopes are pinned on the result being clear. Few women realise that their Mammogram determines another important result, one that is not routinely given to them – their level of Breast Density. “A Stronger Influencer for Breast … More Strong Influencer for Breast Cancer kept under wraps!