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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 11:16 PM

New Laws Add a Divisive Component to Breast Screening.

In a move that has irked medical groups and delighted patient advocates, states have begun passing laws requiring clinics that perform mammograms to tell patients whether they have something that many women have never even heard of: dense breast tissue.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/25/health/laws-tell-mammogram-clinics-to-address-breast-density.html?hp

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elleng Oct 2012 OP
still_one Oct 2012 #1
larwdem Oct 2012 #2
Marie Marie Oct 2012 #3

Response to elleng (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 11:20 PM

1. It can save lives. If they do they should have an US

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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 11:33 PM

2. yes

need to know

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 12:09 AM

3. Guess I have been fortunate. I have had 3 different breast health specialists tell me that.

First time was years ago. They also went on to explain the problems and challenges of screening for cancer with dense tissue. This is good news.

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