Friday April 3, 2020
See below for some early guidelines on breast cancer management during a pandemic:
- An executive summary from the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Recommendations for Prioritization, Treatment and Triage of Breast Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Guidelines from the Canadian Society of Breast Imaging (CSBI) and the Canadian Association of Radiology (CAR), Guidelines for Breast Imaging during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- An editorial published in the European Journal of Breast Health, Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-Up During COVID-19 Pandemic
Density Inform Effectiveness Studies
In recent months there were several research studies detailing the “effectiveness” of density inform legislation. When we analyzed the studies, we found that they did not distinguish between laws that only provide general, non-personal, or incomplete inform vs. those state laws that do. Read DB-I’s position statement and call for standards in studies on the topic HERE.