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Breast-density notification bill signed into law

Original post made on Sep 25, 2012

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of their increased risk of breast cancer has been signed over the weekend by Gov. Jerry Brown and is now law of the land.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 24, 2012, 10:05 AM

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Posted by Stop the Madness
a resident of another community
on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Yet another law which our society does not need. When will it end? We need to return responsibility for quality patient care to the medical community. It cannot be legislated.


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