Changing Times

It is fair to say that there has been a seismic shift with regards to how we access information in relation to our health. Social media platforms have opened up channels of communication, patients have a voice and are being listened to like never before. Women in particular are no longer happy with the paternalistic … More Changing Times

Breast Density conversation Down Under

This is worth reading and sharing and talking about 👭 In fact we won’t STOP talking about Breast Density until Irish Breast Screening professionals START talking about it. It’s time to take the Irish Breast Density conversation further. Discover why women in Ireland must be made aware of their Breast Density and the associated risk … More Breast Density conversation Down Under

Nollaig na mban Shona Daoibh go leir “Nollaig na mBan,” or “Little Women’s Christmas,” is an old custom that’s still celebrated by women all over Ireland. Please share http://www.Beingdense.com with all the women you know today. 40% of women have Dense Breasts. Irish women are not currently told about the Mammographic risks associated with Breast … More

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)