breast density

July 28, 2020

Digital breast tomosynthesis improves cancer detection and reduces recalls, but women with extremely dense breasts seem not to fully realize that advantage.

picture of Dr. Janie Lee
March 29, 2018

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.

March 29, 2018

Radiologists must notify women whose mammograms indicate dense breast tissue. Fibrous, or dense breasts, often make it harder to see possible tumors. 

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