Make that appointment today – don’t delay

Dense Breasts Canada posted this heart breaking story written by Sharon McNeill Please read Sharon’s story and share it with friends. It may prompt you or someone you know into making a life saving appointment for breast screening. ‘Embarrassed to Death’ by Sharon Mc Neill  Our gratitude to you Sharon for the courage and honesty … More Make that appointment today – don’t delay

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 👭

Why are we waiting?

For decades, almost 40 years, Breast Density has been widely recognised as a clinical indicator and independent risk factor for breast cancer. For years, reputable medical journals, eminent radiologists, Breast Cancer Research Scientists, Patient Advocates, have all given us indisputable evidence of the associated risk factors between Breast density and Breast cancer, including late stage … More Why are we waiting?

Hidden harm of mammography

Nancy Cappello, breast cancer survivor and founder of areyoudense.com advocacy talks to the Huffington Post about breast cancer screening and the lesser known implications of mammogram  “As a consumer of mammography for my one ‘good’ breast, my desire is to replace the antiquated term ‘mammography screening’ with breast cancer screening, as we screen for breast … More Hidden harm of mammography

#informwomen

It’s a read one share one! Ladies please share this with all of the women you know and love. Read it and then share it. It really is that simple and something that could change their life. #informwomen Irish women want and deserve change in their breast screening protocols. For years, the effects of breast … More #informwomen

Into breast cancer through breast density

Click the link below Michelle’s devastating journey into breast cancer, through breast density, sensitively told on film. Please share this with your friends and family when you have watched it. Michele, who is featured in the above short film, was diagnosed with Stage 3 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, in April 2014, despite … More Into breast cancer through breast density