WebMD Article Features DB-i Resources
Patient Reach Out:
WebMD, a leading online source of health and medical news, invited DB-i’s Executive Director JoAnn Pushkin to share her story of dense breasts, a missed cancer, and what women should know about breast density. Available here: Why Breast Density Matters.
Just published in Annals of Internal Medicine, Identifying Equitable Screening Mammography Strategies for Black Women in the United States Using Simulation Modeling. According to the authors, “Results suggest that, in self-identified Black women, initiation of earlier screening than is presently recommended for the overall U.S. population by the USPSTF or the American Cancer Society [i.e., by age 40] can reduce mortality disparities and maintain acceptable benefit-harm tradeoffs.”