09/25/2012 05:58 pm ET Updated Nov 25, 2012

Is The California Breast Density Law A Good Idea? 3 Opinions

You would think there could be no downside to California's new law that requires doctors to inform women if a mammogram reveals they have dense breasts. But some doctors do have concerns about the legislation, which also requires physicians to tell patients that dense breasts are linked to a higher risk of breast cancer, that they make mammograms harder to read and that there are alternative breast cancer screening options.

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