The new Breast Density Law, S-792 effective May 1, 2014 mandates that the New Jersey Department of Health in conjunction with Medical Society of New Jersey convene a work group to review and report on strategies to improve the dialogue between patients and health care professionals regarding risk factors for breast cancer, breast density and breast imaging options.
Radiology Associates of Ridgewood is pleased to announce and congratulate Dr. Lauren Levy on her appointment to The Breast Cancer and Breast Imaging Options Work Group.
The Work Group will represent patient advocacy groups and health care professional organizations. Breast imaging standards, the federal Mammography Quality Standards Act and breast imaging results protocols will be reviewed. An annual report of the Work Group’s findings and recommendations shall be reported to Governor Chris Christie and the Legislature.
Dr. Levy comments “ I am committed to working with the group to improve patient awareness of breast cancer risks and their imaging options”.
Dr. Levy’s appointment to The Work Group is a testament to Radiology Associates of Ridgewood’s commitment to excellence. Congratulations Dr. Levy!