Just say what you see – it is that simple 👭

Extension of screening services is a very welcome initiative in the new 10 yr Cancer Strategy announced today. BreastCheck the National breast screening service currently offer women over 50 a free mammogram every 2 years. Unfortunately that offer does not extend to giving these women access to all the information from their mammogram report. Breast … More Just say what you see – it is that simple 👭

Huffington post – breast density “a wolf in sheep’s clothing “

Survival and successful treatment outcomes of breast cancer is so closely linked to tumour size. Early detection is a key component in securing the best possible results for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast density is like the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Both tumors and dense breast tissue appear white on a mammogram. A traditional … More Huffington post – breast density “a wolf in sheep’s clothing “

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)