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  • “My Expensive, Mysterious, Dense Breasts” – by Ericka Tullis

    The author candidly discusses the ongoing issue regarding proper cancer screening for her breast density.  While most insurances cover an annual mammogram, the author must going through additional testing as mammo isn’t an adequate screening process alone for her. http://jezebel.com/my-expensive-mysterious-dense-breasts-1779897510Read more...

  • Letters Telling Women About Breast Density are Often Too Darn Dense

      As laws requiring physicians to inform their patients of their breast density become more widespread more and more research is being directed to the letters of inform themselves.  In some states these letters are so scientific that the message is almost lost completely as only somebody in the medical…Read more...

  • The Problem with Mammograms

      In 2009, Hallie Leighton received “normal” results from a mammogram.  In 2010 she was diagnosed with cancer and also told it was there in 2009, at this point it was Stage 4.  She passed away in 2013.  Every women in her family had been diagnosed with breast cancer, prompting…Read more...

  • What Women Need to Know About Dense Breast Tissue and Cancer

      More than 40 percent of women have dense breast tissue, which simply means their breasts have more glandular and fibrous tissue.  Due to this it becomes more difficult to see cancer on a mammogram as cancer shows up white and the dense tissue is also white.  Think trying to…Read more...