TITLE

Patient advocacy forces reports on breast density

AUTHOR(S)
Brosky, John
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;1/2/2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the success of patient advocate Nancy Cappello and her patient advocacy movement to have a law requiring doctors to inform women about their breast density on a mammogram passed in Connecticut. It discusses the cancer history of Cappello whose breast cancer was not detected earlier due to dense breast tissues, her advocacy for the early detection of breast cancer in women with dense breast tissues and the growing support for the campaign in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
93430131

 

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