New York NOW Breast Density Awareness
Lawmakers push legislation requiring mammography reports to indicate dense breast tissue. Details
Program: New York NOW
Episode: Breast Density Awareness
Increased awareness has helped women detect breast cancer earlier, yet many are unaware that dense breast tissue can lower mammography sensitivity leaving cancer unnoticed. Lawmakers have introduced legislation that would mandate mammography reports to clearly indicate dense tissue so follow up measures can be taken. Also, Congressman Paul Tonko talks about his 3rd trip aboard Air Force One.• Visit the Breast Density Awareness webpage
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Premiere Date: 05/18/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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