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Patient and Provider Perspectives on Mammographic Breast Density Notification Legislation

  • November 1, 2016

The objective of this CRICO co-funded research was to elicit qualitative information from multiple stakeholders to understand varied perspectives on the subject of mammographic breast density (MBD)  notification and inform best practices around implementation.


Study Conclusion: This work supports the need for clear and concise tools for patients and providers to understand MBD in the context of a woman’s overall breast cancer risk with guidance on next steps.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Klinger EV, Kaplan CP, St. Hubert S, Birdwell RL, Haas JS. Patient and provider perspectives on mammographic breast density notification legislation. MDM Policy & Practice. 2016;1:1–8. doi: 10.1177/2381468316680620.