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FDA proposes change to require breast density notification

Alexandria, Va.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week proposed new steps to improve mammography quality standards. Among the changes is a proposed rule requiring mammography facilities to notify women with dense breasts about their breast tissue and the impact of breast density on the accuracy of their mammograms. These mammography standards, part of the […]

Breast cancer awareness from Shreveport to the South Pacific

When October comes around, I think we can all agree that the world around us turns pink—but the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grant recipients work year-round to increase breast health education and breast cancer screening. From providing mammograms to women across Nevada to hosting innovative educational sessions in Louisiana and spreading awareness in American Samoa, […]