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Announcing mybreastscreening.ca

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...
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#ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021

  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...
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It’s still the 60’s when it comes to saving women’s lives in Canada

When I first saw this picture of Violet, many things went through my mind. First it was Violet, you’re gorgeous. Then it was, oh that phone! I remember that phone...
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What are the facts about radiation and mammograms?

Radiation and mammograms There is background radiation all around us. This includes cosmic radiation from the sun and stars, radioactive material in rocks and in the ground, radon gas in...
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What I Wish I Had Known About Breast Cancer

Libby has a lot going on in her life as she deals with Stage 4 breast cancer, but she has taken the time to share lessons she has learned. Her...
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Discrimination et la densité mammaire

Discrimination and inequality are not words usually heard around the issue of breast density, but we have to agree with Dr. Paula Gordon, who in her latest presentation https://youtu.be/7uFksz6_4Zk stated...
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Learning from my story.

"Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide." Morgan Harper Nichols We are very grateful to Melanie Cameron for...
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When a ‘normal’ mammogram result may not be ‘normal’

Whew! If you’ve ever had a mammogram, you know that feeling of relief when that letter arrives in the mail saying your results are ‘normal.’ Most women exhale and then...
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Better safe than sorry

  In 2014, I went for a routine mammogram and screening ultrasound. I know that being sent for both tests for a routine checkup is not the norm in...
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