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FDA wants women to get breast-density information along with their mammograms
Washington Post

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday proposed requiring mammogram providers to tell women with dense breast tissue that the condition could make it harder to interpret their screening tests and to recommend that they talk with their physicians about whether they should have additional tests to check for cancer.

More than three dozen states have laws requiring that women who have mammograms be informed if they have dense breasts, but the language differs widely. The FDA proposal would establish a minimum standard that would apply nationwide, but states could retain more stringent requirements if they wished.

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