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Are You Dense Day at the Capitol

Legislators, Public Officials, Breast Cancer Survivor, Physicians and Advocates joined together to recognize Connecticut's Global Impact in Breast Health at the 3rd Annual Are You Dense Day at the Capitol in Hartford, CT.

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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: The Collateral Damage of Being at Average Risk of Breast Cancer and Having Dense Breasts

"All too often, health care providers write off the issue of dense breast tissue and screening beyond the mammogram in discussions with average-risk women, dismissing the masking effect of dense breast tissue. The masking of…

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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: Back to the Future with Breast Density

I questioned my brand new health care team as to why my cancer was discovered at such a late stage, given my strict allegiance to my yearly mammograms for more than a decade. "What happened to the promise of early detection?"…

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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: Protecting the Patient-Consumer from Later-Stage Cancer: Learning From Connecticut's Breast Density Laws

Connecticut radiologists, once in opposition to density reporting laws, have demonstrated through its data in clinical settings what has been in the literature for more than two decades. Overwhelming evidence exists that it's…

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Connecticut Bill SB 158 - Ultrasound coverage without imposing a decuctible

Since our dense breast tissue reporting law in 2009, the FIRST in the nation, hundreds of Connecticut women with dense breast tissue have contacted Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy Inc. about the barrier to…

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