Breast Tissue Screening Bill: A Woman’s Right to Know?
By Timothy Boyer for eMaxHealth.com
A breast tissue screening bill was recently passed by the California Legislature. The focus of the bill is a mandate that physicians must alert patients who have dense breast tissue that their mammograms may fail to reveal a hidden breast cancer. Physicians are fighting the breast tissue screening bill stating that such a measure would cause unnecessary anxiety and place a financial hardship on the medical system and the patients.