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In Memory: Elizabeth “Libby” Wilson

Three years ago today, September 5th, 2020, I was introduced on Facebook Messenger to a 36-year-old woman with stage 4 breast cancer. She had a 2-year-old daughter. I hesitated, lost...
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What is PocketHealth?

What is PocketHealth? PocketHealth is a secure, online way for patients to access, permanently store and share their medical imaging records and reports from any device, anywhere. When a patient...
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Michelle Di Tomaso and I started Dense Breasts Canada because important breast health information was being withheld from women. We did not expect the many obstacles in getting information to...
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The recently released United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Breast Cancer Screening recommendations are both exciting and disappointing. The good news is the US Task Force recommended screening mammograms...
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How does your province/territory rate?

We live in such a beautiful country but this is not a pretty look. Here we examine 5 key breast screening practices that can save lives- evidence shows they can...
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Our Fall newsletter

Dense Breasts Canada Fall 2022 Update
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Op-ed by DBC co-founder/executive director Jennie Dale

The same breast screening guidelines Congress deemed too dangerous for American women continue to be used in Canada-putting thousands of Canadian women at risk of later-stage diagnoses, harsher treatments, and...
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Andrea Douglas guest blog: Inadequate breast screening is costing women’s lives

Today I listened to Howard tell his wife’s story. I don’t know Howard. Or his wife. I don’t know their last names. I was listening to CBC Radio’s Ontario Today episode...
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In memory of Sharon Olson

Sharon, One day four years ago, you decided to send an email to a stranger – me. More than an email. An offer. A generous willingness on your part to...
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