Soundbites: Breast density notification

March 29, 2018

Soundbites: Breast density notification

This year Washington state joined 33 other states in the nation by passing a breast density notification law, which requires radiologists to tell women when their mammograms indicate dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue makes it more difficult to spot potential tumors on a mammogram. In these soundbites, UW Medicine radiologist Dr. Janie Lee talks about the new law and why it's important. 

Category: 
MediaAMP

Terms of appropriate usage of file downloads

  • News reporters and news organizations may freely republish and distribute videos, still images and audio files produced by UW Medicine.
  • Works must be attributed/credited appropriately (for example, “UW Medicine” or “University of Washington School of Medicine” – as denoted in the file) and must not be used for commercial purposes.
  • These visual and audio files may not be used to exploit or misrepresent UW Medicine or the University of Washington.
  • UW Medicine often licenses still images from Getty Images. Since we do not own a copyright for these image files, you may not republish images credited to Getty Images.
  • Logos of UW Medicine may not be republished without explicit permission. Contact us by phone or email: 206.543.3620 or mediarelations@uw.edu