What about the 50 percent that are true positives?!? Are we going to ignore them and allow them advance to Stage 4, like me? Why must we be sacrificed to keep healthcare costs down? Every life is important.
It was Chris' own words that inspired her sister Anne to advocate for density reporting legislation in their resident state of Ohio. Anne was embarking on a new journey which was foreign to her, the political culture of breast density reporting legislative advocacy.
The California legislature passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms be informed if they have dense breast tissue. This information is given to raise your awareness and to discuss with your doctor.
What I don't understand is how it can be, over and over again, the same story for thousands of women who diligently received mammograms when mammograms could do nothing to warn them of their growing masses.
How many of you are confused by the seemingly endless rounds of recommendations about breast cancer screenings? I know that I am, and so this post is designed to help answer six essential questions that will help you decide what to do about breast cancer screening.