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Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

Original post made on Sep 12, 2011

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday, requiring medical professionals to inform their patients that dense breast tissue could mask cancer when they have a mammogram.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 12, 2011, 3:41 PM

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Posted by Survivor, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm

Wonderful to hear!! As a survivor who had very dense breasts, I applaud this decision. Let's hope the medical community will use this information to help women with early detection of their disease.


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