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Breast Density: the breast cancer risk factor no one talks about.

juin 22, 2017

“I didn’t know to ask if I had dense breasts. If I had, I might not be what I am today, dying from Stage 4 breast cancer. It is the doctor’s responsibility to tell you if you have dense breasts, but our doctors are not telling patients,” she says. “There’s a big gap. It’s not just about being breast cancer aware, it’s about knowing what to ask.”

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Density is higher in women of Chinese ethnicity compared to other ethnic groups

mai 22, 2017

Article is in Chinese on why breast density matters.

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Patient Colleen Packer speaks to CTV Calgary about being denied a mammogram in her 40s

avril 11, 2022

Early screening: Cancer patients call on province to pave way for early breast cancer screening

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DBC’s Director of Advocacy and Education, Quebec,

février 21, 2022

Annie Slight speaks to CTV Montreal about breast density and how information is not directly shared with the women of Quebec about an important breast cancer risk

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Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

octobre 15, 2021

CTV Morning Live Vancouver with Dr. Paula Gordon

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‘Outdated’ breast cancer screening guidelines failing Canadian women: report

octobre 3, 2021

Global News National: Drs. Seely and Gordon video and interview with Saba Aziz. Patient advocates Annie Slight and Nicola St. George.

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Tissue density a factor with breast cancer

octobre 1, 2021

CTV Toronto: Jennie Dale, Dr. Martin Yaffe, Rosie White speak to Pauline Chan

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Breast density information now included in mammogram reports in New Brunswick

novembre 5, 2020

The province of New Brunswick announced Wednesday that a new provincewide initiative ensures that breast density results are going to be included in mammography reports and in the letters sent to women following routine screening.

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Dense breast tissue can lead to challenges in detecting breast cancer

octobre 24, 2020

LONDON, ONT. — Shock is what 75-year-old Barbara Moscovich felt when doctors told her she had not one, but two cancerous tumours in her breast. “I’ve been fortunate to not have had any diseases or ever being in the hospital so I would be considered healthy for my age so for this to happen it seemed totally unreal.”

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Canadian imaging experts say changes are needed to guidelines for breast cancer screening

octobre 20, 2020

The leading Canadian experts in medical imaging say changes to Canada’s breast cancer screening guidelines would save the lives of hundreds of young women every year. Linda Aylesworth explains.

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Patients seen more information on breast density

février 10, 2020

A health advocacy group accusing Quebec of withholding potentially lifesaving information about breast density density from women.

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Entrevues à la radio

DBC’s Director of Advocacy and Education, Quebec

février 21, 2022

Annie Slight speaks to CJAD 800AM Montreal about breast density  

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DBC’s co-founder, Jennie Dale, speaks with CBC’s Island Morning

janvier 7, 2022

DBC’s co-founder, Jennie Dale, speaks with CBC’s Island Morning about Sharon MacNeill- her diagnosis , successful advocacy for density notification and her legacy.

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Island Morning with Mitch Cormier

octobre 22, 2021

CBC Radio’s Island Morning is a news and current affairs information source for Prince Edward Island. Host Mitch Cormier talks about the issues that matter to the people of P.E.I.

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

octobre 2, 2021

Dr. Jean Seely speaks to Radio Canada Saskatchewan (French)

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Canada’s breast screening practices are failing women, according to new report

septembre 29, 2021

640AM Radio: Dr. Paula Gordon speaks to Kelly Cutrara

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Shift – NB with Vanessa Vander Valk

novembre 5, 2020

Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.

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Dr. Paula Gordon discusses what PEI needs to do next to save lives.

août 14, 2020

A national group is suggesting some next steps Health PEI could take for women with dense breasts. PEI is calling women with the densest breasts back for yearly mammograms.

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Stories that made a difference

juin 13, 2019

As the regular season draws to a close, White Coat, Black Art looks back at and updates some of the programs that “made a difference” — by sparking change and shedding light on under-reported issues.

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Dr. Paula Gordon speaks with Stephen Quinn on CBC’s Early Edition.

janvier 11, 2019

New breast cancer screening recommendations do more harm than good, argues UBC clinical professor.

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