New law could help Texas women afford 3-D mammogramsJuly 06, 2017

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Dallas News

A new state law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott requires commercial insurance providers to cover 3-D mammography, also called breast tomosynthesis, in addition to the covered 2-D version. State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, a breast cancer survivor, authored the law during this year's legislative session because 3-D mammograms could help detect cancer earlier.