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Here's Why You Need to Get Comfortable Discussing Breast Density with Your Patients

by Cassling on Oct 19, 2017

A grassroots movement about breast density has swept across the country. You can’t afford to ignore it.

It’s centered on when and how providers tell their patients if they have dense breasts. That’s a fraught emotional issue for many women, and state legislatures have started to come around to their point of view. In 2009, Connecticut became the first state to pass breast density notification laws. Since then, 31 other states have followed suit.

Clearly, this movement resonates with lawmakers, and it’s changing patients’ attitudes, too. But, radiologists, imagers, and PCPs – how will it affect your practice? What can you do to prepare? 

Keep reading.

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Founded in 1984, Cassling is an Advanced Partner with Siemens Healthineers. As a family-owned company, we're dedicated to strengthening healthcare in local communities.

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