The first time I saw the words BREAST DENSITY I was sitting in a local hairdressers. I remember it so well because that same week I had been diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer. It was a few days before Christmas 2015 and I was already poignantly aware of what the New Year held in … More An Entirely Different Story
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February the 4th was #WorldCancerDay and there were events happening all over the world to mark the occasion. Beingdense.com had the wonderful honour of being invited to #ChoirsforCancer2019 on Friday 2nd February. This was the first time this event was held but I am quite sure it won’t be the last. It was really quite … More Music Connects People
Professor Jack Cuzick to address Breast Cancer risk assessment seminar in Dublin Since http://www.Beingdense.com began 3 years ago I have read numerous papers written by Prof Jack Cuzick, so I am just a little bit chuffed that he will be Guest Speaker an event in UCD Dublin, next week – organised by Breast Predict Breast cancer … More Breast Cancer risk Assessment
I have just read a wonderful article from Professor Jack Cuzick. In it he writes about personalised screening and biological signposts. He refers to Breast Cancer as the Epidemic of our Century. As most of you will know I began http://www.beingdense.com at the start of 2016 following my own diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Breast Density … More Breast Cancer the Epidemic of our Century
Breast Density Notification will lead to earlier detection, earlier treatment and better outcomes for Women with Dense Breasts. If you look at the population that generally gets screening mammography, which is between age 40 and 74, it’s about half of all women. Breast Density cannot be determined externally, by touch or feel and has nothing … More You are not Dense but Are your Breasts?
Thank you for reading this and please share it when you have. Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour diagnosed in Irish women, it accounts for almost one third of all major malignancies diagnosed in women and @ 50% are in the 50 -70 age range. According to the Irish Cancer Society the following points … More 50% Not nearly Enough
Dr Mark Porter BBC Radio 4, asks pertinent questions in relation to breast density and the devastating associated breast cancer risks. Hit link below to hear in full. Dr Mark Porter discusses Breast Density with Prof Jack Cuzick Head of Cancer Prevention Queen Mary University London Excerpts from the programme below – Karla Kerlikowske is … More BBC Radio4 tackles Breast Density issue