Blog

It’s National Women’s Health Week.

May 4, 2022

This post started off with a list of healthy measures women could do to prioritize their health. Healthy diets, exercise, minimal alcohol use and other steps can go a long…

Read More

Announcing our new partner: Know Your Lemons

April 19, 2022

The Know Your Lemons Foundation and Dense Breasts Canada know that early detection of breast cancer is critical and are joining forces to help women be proactive to improve their…

Read More

Women Deserve Better Access To Breast Screening

February 28, 2022

Canadian women in their 40s are disadvantaged by provincial breast screening policies and misinformation provided to healthcare providers. This negatively impacts women’s ability to make informed decisions about breast cancer…

Read More

Tina Martel has gone through breast cancer twice. Here’s what she wishes she were told and what all women need to know.

February 22, 2022

Tina Martel is an instructor of Fine Arts and a professional artist. She is also the author of the multi award winning illustrated book Not in the Pink which centers…

Read More

A new blood test for breast cancer detection

February 11, 2022

We were curious about the new blood test available to women in Alberta and Ontario and coming across Canada and so we did some research. This research is not exhaustive…

Read More

Sharing our top 5 highlights in advocacy and awareness raising

January 31, 2022

When it comes to breast cancer screening in Canada, the status quo is failing Canadian women. Screening policies in many provinces hinder early detection of breast cancer. Where you live…

Read More

Media release

September 26, 2021

New report: Canada’s breast cancer screening practices are failing women Dense Breasts Canada calls for improvements to breast screening practices and launches new tool to help women get appropriate screening…

Read More

Announcing mybreastscreening.ca

September 15, 2021

Hi everyone, It’s Jennie Dale, Cofounder of Dense Breasts Canada. We’re excited to announce the launch our second platform, MyBreastScreening.ca. Why a second site? Over the past five years, my…

Read More

#ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021

March 8, 2021

  This year’s theme for #IWD2021 is #ChooseToChallenge. We want to hug whoever chose it. Every day, we #ChooseToChallenge the inequities impacting the health of Canadian women. We know that…

Read More