Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Density, Breast Cancer Risk, and the Breast Density Notification Law in North Carolina: A Consensus Document

*Note:  We would like to acknowledge Drs. Jafi A. Lipson, Jonathan Hargreave, Elissa R. Price and the rest of the California Breast Density Information Group for permission to use this medical information.

North Carolina Breast Density Law >>

Breast Density Definitions >>

Breast Density and Risk >>

Masking >>

Importance of Mammograms >>

Supplemental Screening Options:  a risk-based approach >>


Take Home Points




Links to National Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening:
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
American Cancer Society (ACS)
American College of Radiology (ACR)