Breast Density Notification Laws - Oklahoma

April 21, 2015



Effective November 1, 2016

Recipient: All patients receive classification of breast density. Patients with dense breasts receive below notification.

Notification Text: "Your mammogram indicates that you have dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue is common and is found in more than fifty percent (50%) of women and is not abnormal. However, dense breast tissue may make it more difficult to detect breast cancer and may be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. This information is being provided to raise your awareness and to encourage you and your health care provider to discuss this and other breast cancer risk factors. Together, you and your health care provider can decide if additional screening options may be right for you. A report of your results was sent to your health care provider."

Legislation: Notice of Summary of Mammography Report to Patient