I would love you all to share this post with as many women as you can – please. 70% of women have never heard of Breast Density. 40% of women have Dense Breasts. Breast Density is an independent risk factor for developing Breast Cancer. Breast Density lowers the reliability of a woman’s Mammogram, a white … More I Am Dense but not Naive
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
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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 ?
READ ONE – SHARE TWO Read one share TWO this weekend. PLEASE tag TWO women friends, relatives or colleagues and ask them to like and share on FB 👭👭 Smart women know about Being Dense spread the word #breastdensity (.) (.) Breast Density does not discriminate 👭 40% of women have dense breast tissue, many do … More Being dense is not ok – smart women know
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
Dr. Loni Neal – physician at The Mayo Clinic leads a discussion on Breast density. This is a comprehensive overview on Breast Density and how it can effect your breast screening outcomes. Mayo Clinic physician talks about breast density Mammogram may not be enough. Additional Ultrasound screening may be required if you have dense breast … More Breast Density – Mayo Clinic
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)