Last month I received the following letter from the Quebec Breast Screening Program, signed by Dr. Richard Masse, Director of Public Health. While reading the letter below, keep in mind that almost two years ago I had a bilateral Goldilocks Mastectomy (which is the topic of this blog), which dealt with a tumour that two successive breast screenings had missed. This is actually quite common if you have dense breasts (mammograms miss many tumours in dense breasts). Did you know that? Do you know the density of your breasts?
Independent of my specific situation, read the letter as if you received it. What would be your reaction to it? Do you find the letter a bit strange?
I have been trying to get the people at the Quebec Breast Screening program to improve things, but with little success. That's why I need your help - by completing the very short survey found here (just click on this link): http://goo.gl/forms/Ps0PLm6eTy . No personal identifying information is stored in the survey. You don't have to live in Quebec and you don't have to be a woman to fill this survey out. The more responses, the better.