Be Dense Aware

BREAST DENSITY cannot be felt by touch and has nothing to do with breast size or shape. 40% of women have DENSE BREASTS. BREAST DENSITY can only be measured by Mammogram. BREAST DENSITY reporting is not mandatory in Ireland. IN IRELAND you will NOT routinely be told about your BREAST DENSITY WHY? BEINGDENSE.COM propose that … More Be Dense Aware

New Year resolution regarding your Breast Density

Ladies please have a read of this and share with friends and family. As we wave goodbye to 2017 it is appropriate for Irish women to continue to share global efforts on Breast Density. With continued patient advocacy efforts, 2018 could ensure that women will be informed of ALL the information in their mammogram report. … More New Year resolution regarding your Breast Density

Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

Don’t wait NOT to be told, ASK  – Do I have Dense Breasts and if the answer is YES then you may need to add Ultrasound and Mri to your breast screening regime. Despite decades of mammography screening, breast cancer remains one of the major causes of cancer deaths in women. Research concludes that early … More Early Detection and limitations of Mammography in Dense Breasts

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

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 “