Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Steve Israel, D-N.Y., have introduced breast density notification legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Introduced as the Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act
, H.R. 3404 would require mammography providers to notify patients who have dense breast tissue and communicate the benefit of supplemental screening tests. The purpose of the act is to raise awareness of breast cancer risks for women categorized as having dense breasts.
Reps. DeLauro and Israel introduced similar legislation in the 112th Congress.