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Published!

We’re excited to announce that our article has been published in Current Oncology. The manuscript, written by Dense Breasts Canada’s co-founders, Jennie Dale and Michelle Di Tomaso, and Victoria Gay,...
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Do you have dense breasts? Do you know what to say if your health care provider won’t give you a requisition for an ultrasound?

So, you’ve had a mammogram and learned you have dense breasts. Since dense tissue can mask cancer on a mammogram, you would like additional screening. You need a requisition for...
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It’s National Women’s Health Week.

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...
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Announcing our new partner: Know Your Lemons

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...
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Women Deserve Better Access To Breast Screening

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

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...
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A new blood test for breast cancer detection

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...
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Sharing our top 5 highlights in advocacy and awareness raising

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...
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Media release

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...
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