WHAT IS THE #BREASTKEPTSECRET?
A lot has been learned about breast health in the last 20 years and there is no doubt that regular mammograms save lives.
But discussion around one risk factor has been largely ignored – that is breast density.
While the medical community has known for sometime that a woman’s breast density can not only increase her risk of breast cancer but can also make it harder for a doctor to see breast cancer during a mammogram there has been little public conversation about it.
#breastkeptsecret is designed to help spread knowledge among women about the importance of knowing your breast density, given all the recent media coverage. Get abreast of the latest information here and help ensure your friends and family are also in the loop.
WHY IS BREAST DENSITY IMPORTANT TO ME?
International clinical research shows women with high breast density are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer and also at an increased risk of breast cancer not being detected by a mammogram.
Find out why breast density is something you need to know.