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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: The Unmasking of Breast Cancer in Dense Breasts: The Elephant in the Examining Room

Breast cancer screening by mammography reduces mortality from breast cancer. Mammography has been a breast surveillance procedure for four decades with the publication of the first randomized controlled trial, Health…

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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: Macaroni, Gravy and Breast Cancer: A Meaningful Collision in Honor of my Italian Heritage

A symbolic collision of my birthplace, my Italian heritage, and my advanced-stage breast cancer diagnosis in 2004 occurred more than 60 years after my birth. I was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, the second of four children…

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CONNECTICUT's Landmark Breast Density Legislation

Dr. Nancy Cappello's advanced stage breast cancer diagnosis in 2004 after a decade of 'normal' mammograms, and her shocking revelation of the scientific research for decades of the risks and screening challenges of dense…

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DOCS praise Connecticut Legislation for finding cancers that mammography miss

After an ultrasound screening in 2004, Woodbury resident Nancy Cappello was diagnosed with stage 3c breast cancer — just two months after a mammogram had given her a clean bill of health. When she asked how that could…

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Breast Disease Society Supports Patient Information on Breast Density

The American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD) issued a statement to help physicians inform women on how breast density affects breast cancer screening. "We applaud the strong support for more effective breast screeing that…

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