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Ever wondered about breast density or what patient advocacy is all about?

In this episode of 'Cancer and You' I am delighted to bring to you my conversation with breast density advocate Siobhán Freeney. We cover 2 important topics:

Part 1 (first 18 minutes): Breast density matters - whether you have breast cancer or not! Siobhán explains why, and how to get the information you need.

Part 2 (18 minutes onwards):  How do you get into advocacy - for yourself or others? Siobhán shares with us her personal path and top tips.


Siobhán Freeney is a patient advocate for awareness of Mammographic Breast Density and the relevance of Supplemental Breast screening Ultrasound and MRI for women with Dense Breasts. In 2016 she founded Beingdense.comShe also has a particular interest around Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and liaises regularly with Breast Cancer researchers, associations, attends PPI conferences and seminars.  Siobhán is a member of the Susan G Komen Advocates in Science program-AIS. She maintains a strong presence on social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook.



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Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit

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Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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