Breast Density Notification Laws - Hawaii

May 14, 2014

Information about Hawaii's breast density notification legislation.

Recipient: Patients with dense breasts. 

Notification text: “Your mammogram shows that your breast tissue is dense.  Dense breast tissue is very common and is not abnormal. However, dense breast tissue can make it harder to find cancer on a mammogram and may also be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. This information about the result of your mammogram is given to you to raise your awareness. Use this information to talk to your physician as to whether, based on your risk, more screening tests might be useful. A report of your results was sent to your physician.” 

Legislation: Breast Density Mammography Results; Notification