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Use this Handy Patient-Friendly Guide in Communicating with your Health Care Providers about Your Personalized Screening.
This Handy Guide gives Patients the benefits, harms and important Cancer Detection Rate of Screening Options for Dense Breasts. Read More »
Updated Resource - Are You Dense Brochure in Spanish, English, French & Japanese.
This resource has been used by hundreds of women to assist with their understanding of breast density with information about the BIRADS scale that Radiologists use to categorize breast density. A must read before getting a mammogram! Read More »
Gail's 3D mammogram was normal, yet unknown to her, an invasive cancer was advancing to stage 3C before discovered by ultrasound.
Ladies - if you participate in breast screening and have dense breast tissue, be persistent in asking for adjunct screening beyond the mammo. Read More »
With collaboration from Madre Latina Inc., a video in Spanish w/English Captions urges women to be smart about their screening options.
A survivor's story, a call to breast health action from a Latina Leader and a Physician, frame this compelling video. Read More »
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The Randomized Controlled Trials of Mammography Concluded that the magnitude of the reduction in advanced breast cancers was associated with the magnitude of the reduction in mortality.
Reducing Advanced Breast Cancer, Reduces Mortality from Breast Cancer. Read More »
A large study from the Netherlands confirms that finding breast cancer early still matters, even in light of recent advances in treatment.
If Early Detection of Breast Cancer Still Matters, Shouldn't Women with Dense Breast Tissue have access to Multi-Modal Screening? Read More »
Dense Breast Tissue is a Big League Deal as study concludes that it exceeds other risk factors, including obesity, family history, and later in life childbirth.
Authors found that if breast density could be reduced by a single breast density category, 13.4 percent of breast cancers in both pre-menopausal and post-menopausal women could be averted. Read More »
A Radiologist's Warning: What Breast Densty Means to You
Dr. Stacey Vitiello exposes the secret of dense breast tissue. Read More »
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Having increased breast density is considered one of the populations of women with higher than average risk says American College of Radiology.
Recommendations for women at increase breast density, with other risks and density alone are discussed. Read More »
Dr. Cappello's Published Article in JACR - Decades of Normal Mammography Reports - The Happygram
To withhold a woman's breast density composition from her, which may affect her health care, is denying her the right to make an informed decision. Read More »
Multi-site ASTOUND trial from Italy concludes Ultrasound a better tool than 3D in dense breasts
3D tomosynthesis increased detection to 4 per 1000, while ultrasound increased detection to 7.1 per thousand. Read More »
Two recent papers presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting demonstrate the important utility of adjunct ultrasound screening in dense breasts after mammography (both 2D and 3D/Tomosynthesis).
If you have dense breast tissue and have received a recent 'NORMAL' 3D or 2D mammography result, discuss with your health care providers adding ultrasound or MRI (if high risk) to your yearly screening mammogram. Read More »
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