Women Can Handle the Truth
The Medical Journal of Australia interviewed DB-i’s Dr. Wendie Berg and JoAnn Pushkin about density notification and supplemental screening. Their position is that “Not notifying women about their dense breasts robs them of the opportunity to seek supplemental breast cancer screening and the chance to catch a cancer as early as possible.” The interview is available in podcast and article format:
Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines:
- Just out in the Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, Addressing Misinformation About the Canadian Breast Screening Guidelines. There is misinformation about breast screening and the Canadian breast screening guidelines. The article reviews some of this misinformation to help radiologists and referring physicians navigate the varied international and provincial guidelines.
- An Op-ed in The Hills Times by Jennie Dale, co-founder and executive director of Dense Breasts Canada, also addresses Canada’s screening guidelines, Breast Cancer Study Reveals Bleak Picture, Urgent Need to Update Canada’s Screening Guidelines.