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How one group’s fight for ‘just a line’ on a mammogram report could save lives.

September 1, 2018

Dense breast tissue can obscure cancer on a mammogram image. Kathy Kaufield was given the all-clear following her regular mammogram screening in June 2015. Six months later she discovered the…

Breast density results must be shared with patients, say advocates.

December 19, 2017

The idea is to use the technology instead of relying on a radiologist’s eyes because, like cancer, dense breast tissue appears white in mammograms, making it difficult for radiologists to…

I Didn’t Know Dense Breasts Were A Major Cancer Risk. Then I Found A Lump.

December 7, 2017

It turns out that I am one of the nearly three million Canadian women over the age of 40 who have dense breasts. The letter did not tell me that.…

‘It’s negligence:’ Advocates call on Nova Scotia to inform women of breast density in cancer screening.

November 30, 2017

Advocates are taking aim at Nova Scotia’s “negligence” around failing to inform women of a breast cancer screening risk factor they say could save lives.

Breast density is a risk women need to know about, cancer survivor group says

November 7, 2017

When Naomi Pickersgill was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, it was a shock. Just 35 days earlier, a mammogram scan of her breasts had come back normal.

Australian comedian hopes people laugh and learn from show about breast cancer.

August 21, 2017

An Australian comedian is in Edmonton for the Fringe Festival. As Su-Ling Goh reports, her award-winning show about breast cancer is one she hopes will see audiences both laugh and…

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

June 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…

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

May 22, 2017

Article is in Chinese on why breast density matters.