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Community Medical School Fall 2017 Series: "Breast Density: The New Law & What It Means for Breast Cancer Screening & Risk"

Sep 5, 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Carpenter Auditorium, Given Building

Join us for the first of three Community Medical School Presentations this Fall -- Breast Density: The New Law & What It Means for Breast Cancer Screening & Risk

Led by Sally Herschorn, M.D., FACR, Associate Professor of Radiology and Medical Director and Division Chief, Breast Imaging

As of January 15, 2017 all Vermont patients are legally required to be informed of their breast density, but now that patients know their breast density, what should they do with this information? Learn how a woman's breast density category affects her risk of developing breast cancer and how radiologists can detect it on mammography. Find out what you can do to improve the odds of a cancer being detected early, when treatable. The pros and cons of additional screening methods will be discussed to help patients make better-informed choices.

Learn more at http://www.med.uvm.edu/community_medical_school.

For more information, contact Michelle Bookless, PR Coordina at 802-656-0733 or michelle.bookless@med.uvm.

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