FDA Proposes Mammogram changes for First Time in 20 Years to Identify Breast Cancer Early

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The FDA proposed a new rule on March 27, 2019 that will require mammogram centers to tell women more about how dense breast tissue can affect their health and increase their cancer risk. Under this new federal rule, it will require that women receive information about breast density to better inform them of healthcare decisions. The language will tell women if they should consider more image tests or talk to their doctors about their mammogram results.

This rule is currently open for public comment for 90 days. After the 90 day window is closed, it will undergo another review before becoming final.

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