As of May 1, 2014, New Jersey law requires all women to be notified of
their breast density.
dense breasts may be eligible for supplemental examinations which in combination with
mammography can increase the ability to detect breast cancer.
- Breast density is the proportion of breast glandular tissue to fat in a
There are four subtypes of breast density :
Visual or physical breast exams do not indicate whether a woman has dense
breast tissue. A radiologist determines the density of a woman’s
breast on a mammogram. Your breast density is routinely reported in your
mammography report to your referring physician. Your breast density is
also now reported in your patient mammography letter.
Download our Breast Density PDF file
For further information
Visit “Are You Dense” website:
To learn more about breast density and other screening modalities, please
contact us at 732 923-7700.