Monday May 13, 2019
Expanded FAQs for Patients and Providers
We’ve recently expanded our FAQs and added 3 new questions:
- Question #16 in FAQs for Patients - Should I start screening mammography at age 40 or 50?
- Question #16 in FAQs for Health Professionals – Should mammography screening begin at age 40 or 50?
- Question #48 in FAQs for Health Professionals – What is the screening management for various other mutation carriers?
This question contains a comprehensive table, NCCN Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines in Women Who Carry or Are First-Degree Untested Relatives of Individuals with Pathogenic Mutations Known to Increase Breast Cancer Risk, compiled by DenseBreast-info.org and Robin Seitzman, PhD.
Hellenic Breast Imaging Society Meeting 2019
DBI’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Dr. Wendie Berg, and Dr. Athina Vourtsis, DB-I’s European Liaison, presented a talk about the implications of breast density and the Eu.DenseBreast-info.org educational initiative at the Hellenic Breast Imaging Society meeting on May 3 – 4 in Athens Greece. Dr. Vourtsis is Founding President of the Society; the meeting’s topic was The Present and the Future in Breast Imaging.