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
Women with Dense Breasts should have more-than-a-mammogram Screening MRI or Ultrasound … More 96% Respondents Vote YES for Breast Density Notification
EU Recommendations “All Mammography facilities should inform women of their individual Category of Breast Density” #EUSOBI March 2022 … More Ask about your Density
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 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.
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!
This week women all over Ireland, myself included, welcomed the return of our Breast Cancer Screening Program, which had been suspended since March due to Covid. We urge ALL women to take up the offer of a Free BreastCheck Screening Mammogram, it is so important that you do. Is YOUR Free Mammogram enough? The answer … More Your ‘Free’ Mammogram is it enough?
I would like to introduce you to Gail Zeamer, a wonderful Patient Advocate that I have long admired from afar. Gail and I have never met, she lives in Wisconsin but we share a passion for Breast Density Advocacy. We also share a similarly delayed Breast Cancer diagnosis which was definitely the catalyst for each … More A View From The Eye of The Storm
I use Social Media a lot. I have found it a wonderful way to share information about Patient Advocacy. I try to ensure that I share evidence based information at all times. Today during a short exchange on a FB chat, it was suggested that Breast Density Advocacy might be scaremongering. I can assure you … More I Am Dense