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
Anyone familiar with http://www.beingdense.com will know that I am a Patient Advocate based in Ireland. I am very vocal about Breast Density and the lack of routine information that is provided to women when their Screening Mammogram identifies that they have Dense Breasts. My path to Patient Advocacy was brought about and paved with a … More Be the change you wish to see in the world
DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I), the most comprehensive, medically-sourced website on breast density, today announced plans for international expansion with specialized content for Europe and neighboring countries. Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among European women, and about 40% of both American and European women have dense breasts. Dense breast tissue can mask cancer detection on … More Breast Density Destination Europe
Have you got Dense Breasts? Has your GP told you about Breast Density? Do you know how Breast Density impacts your Mammogram? Do you know Dense Breast tissue can mask a tumour on your Mammogram? Do you know that having Dense Breasts increases your risk for Breast Cancer? ALL WOMEN SHOULD BE TOLD ABOUT THEIR … More Smart women know about Being Dense – Do You ?
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 “
Irish women run the same risks as outlined in this report. Every 10 minutes in the UK someone is diagnosed with breast cancer. That makes a total of 62,000 each year – and the number is growing. Of the 570,000 people living with the disease – and, let’s face it, that is all of us … More Breast Density-the risk factor we are not told about