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WoMMeN – where’s the evidence for using social media?

Here we’re showcasing some of the research and academia by the WoMMeN team that goes on in the background so that we can provide you with a well-informed website – come take a look! You’ve visited the site, you’ve seen the team, you’ve looked at all the wonderful stuff we’ve collected along the way –[…]

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Patient Assisted Compression in Mammography – What’s that?

We all know that when talking about the mammogram experience, at some point in the conversation someone will mention the pain and the squash. And rightly so, it’s part of the examination that causes much angst: how much pain will have to be endured due to the compression so that we can get either an[…]

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Searching for more breast cancer screening research?

So, if you’re here you’re looking for answers – and here I am with more pointers to find clinical trials, or research, that is going on around mammograms and breast cancer screening. Mammograms are used across the world as the primary method of imaging the breast, taking a detailed picture of the internal breast anatomy[…]

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Guidelines for screening mammograms with breast implants

Public Health England recently published new guidelines for performing mammography on clients with breast implants, and now they recommend that the Eklund technique, or ‘implant displacement’ is offered to everyone. What do we think about that? And, for those joining us who aren’t trained in the art and science that is mammography, what the heck is it? And why do we need it?  Why do[…]

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Finding breast screening research just got easier with WoMMeN

OK, so the WoMMeN team like to keep abreast of the situation, as it were, and we like to keep up-to-date with new developments in breast screening techniques, research and ideas. But how easy is it to find all this on the Internet? Well, we’ve just tried to make it a little easier for you[…]