Items Tagged ‘mammography’

Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

August 26, 2014

Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Kelly Ayotte have introduced a bill to improve breast cancer detection following a companion bill introduced in the House by Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Steve Israel. Dr. Nancy Cappello, Founder and Director of Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. and the inspiration behind the first density reporting law in the country reports, “Through […]

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Tags: Breast, breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome science


July 8, 2014

Missouri is 19th State Signing Breast Density Bill into Law

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

As of today, women in 31 states leave their yearly mammogram appointment without the knowledge of their own breast density number. This single data point is important in tailoring personalized care for each woman, and assisting in possible further preventative care. Are You Dense, Inc. released a press release announcing the passing of the 19th […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, biomarker, biomarkers, breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics


April 24, 2014

Staggering Disparity in Breast Cancer Diagnosis: How 100 Miles Make the Difference

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Article Originally Found at Huffington Post (Re-Posted with Author’s Permission) Meet Jan and Cindy — two women who are similar in several ways. Both are mothers, wives, dutiful and health-conscious patients. Each had a mother with breast cancer; each never missed their yearly mammography screening and, like 40 percent of women, each has dense breast tissue. Diagnosed with invasive […]

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Tags: Are YouDense, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, genomic medicine, genomics


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