I Am Dense

I use Social Media a lot. I have found it a wonderful way to share information about Patient Advocacy. I try to ensure that I share evidence based information at all times. Today during a short exchange on a FB chat, it was suggested that Breast Density Advocacy might be scaremongering. I can assure you … More I Am Dense

In your Breast Interests

I started Breast Screening in my 40s. There‚Äôs no history of Breast Cancer in my family.  When I turned 50 I was advised to register with BreastCheck the National Breast Cancer Screening service.  I never missed an appointment.  I was never recalled by BreastCheck for additional screening and all my Mammograms were reported clear. I … More In your Breast Interests

Be the change you wish to see in the world

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

It’s not a Twist of Fate Dense Breasts are a Breast Cancer Risk Factor

If something happens by a Twist of Fate, it happens by chance and it is strange, interesting, or unfortunate in some way. How often have we heard someone say, if only I had known I would have done something about it…..how often have you said it yourself? If I had been told I had Dense … More It’s not a Twist of Fate Dense Breasts are a Breast Cancer Risk Factor