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    Default The FDA Wants to Change Mammogram Regulations for the First Time in Two Decades

    Jamie Ducharme
    March 28, 2019

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to require mammogram providers to tell women if they have a common risk factor for breast cancer.
    The proposal, released Wednesday, would be the FDA’s first update to mammography regulations in more than 20 years, according to a statement from the agency. Among other proposed changes, the policy would require mammography providers to inform patients who undergo the breast cancer screening test if they have dense breast tissue, which may both warp the results of a mammogram by obscuring signs of cancer, and increase the risk of developing breast cancer in the first place.

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    Default Re: The FDA Wants to Change Mammogram Regulations for the First Time in Two Decades

    Maybe I'm not understanding, but I don't like the sound of "the key area of enforcement and patient communication,” Enforcement of what?

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