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Community Outreach Program
Hispanic Outreach

Latina-Women3

Why is it important?

  • Hispanic women have the highest chance of having dense breasts [27]
  • The more dense the breast, the higher the risk of developing breast cancer [22]
  • The more dense the breast, the less effective mammography alone will find breast cancer [21]

Upcoming Events

Barrington Area Library

Breast Density Educational Event hosted by My Density Matters
Where: Barrington Library, Meeting Room Side B, 505 N Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010
When: October 19th at 7:00pm
This event is hosted in Barrington, IL and will consist of a presentation, survey, and Q&A. The presentation will cover breast density basics and resources to learn about additional screening options.

University of Chicago

CFHC Breast Density Awareness Event
When: October 26th
This event is hosted by our partners at University of Chicago and will involve a presentation
about mammograms and breast density.

University of Chicago

CPS Parent University
When: October 27th
This event is also hosted by our partners at University of Chicago and the presentation will discuss breast density and its relationship to breast cancer.

Thank you to Barrington Area Community Foundation for providing funds for this initiative!