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Are You Dense

Breast Cancer Screening: Of Chances and Choices

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A sardonic insight by Bertrand Russell deftly, if disturbingly, conveys much of what is wrong in the realm of modern health promotion, particularly wh...

Staggering Disparity in Breast Cancer Diagnosis: How 100 Miles Make the Difference

Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D. | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D.

Too many women who are faithful with their yearly mammographic screening have been denied equal access to an early diagnosis, which convey less treatment options and worse survival outcomes.

Being Less Dense About Breast Cancer Screening

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A false sense of security from a "normal" mammogram in a woman with dense breast tissue is just the kind of trouble we want to avoid. And while mammograms save lives, they have limitations- and the best screening programs account for them.

The Latest Mammogram Scare

Wall Street Journal | Posted 08.10.2012 | Women

Nancy Cappello had annual mammograms for a decade and each time radiologists noted in their reports that she had dense breast tissue. But doctors neve...