Standardizing Breast Density Notification

A bill was introduced last July that aims to standardize a requirement to notify patients if they have dense breast tissue. To date, 19 states have enacted breast density notification laws but there is no federal standard that requires that women are informed.   Senators Dianne Feinstein of California and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire […]

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Minnesota and Rhode Island enact breast density laws

This week, Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed Rhode Island’s breast density inform bill into law, and late last week, Gov. Mark Dayton did the same for Minnesota women.  Breast density laws require physicians to inform women if they have dense breasts along with the possible risks that can be present.  Minnesota becomes the sixteenth state with […]

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