By Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D. Director & Founder, Are You Dense Inc & Are You Dense Advocacy Inc. http://www.areyoudense.org and areyoudenseadvocacy.org My blue-collar dad, who started a plumbing business, instilled in me the value of education. Though he died when I was fifteen, I continue to hear his resolute wisdom which aided my career decisions … Continue reading An Inconvenient Truth: Implementing Solutions To Screening The Dense Breast To Avoid Winners And Losers
If you are about to get your first mammogram, it's normal to feel some anxiety. But you can put your mind at ease if you approach the exam armed with knowledge. Following are some tips to help you be iNFORMED.
By JoAnn Pushkin, Executive Director, DenseBreast-info, Inc., Dr. Wendie A. Berg, MD, PhD, FACR Professor of Radiology, Chief Scientific Advisor, DenseBreast-info.org, Cindy Henke-Sarmento, Technology Director, DenseBreast-info, Inc. There is a wide variety of how normal breasts appear, both visually and on mammography. However, one of the important ways breasts differ on mammography is breast density. … Continue reading What are dense breasts? Does it matter?
By Diane M. Clifford, Director of Marketing, Cancer Detection, iCAD, Inc. - May 4, 2016 Most women have had or are at least familiar with the important role that mammograms can play in diagnosing breast cancer. For many women, the thought of a mammogram causes feelings of anxiety and stress. To face a mammogram with … Continue reading “Isn’t my mammogram good enough?”