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  1. Breast Density and Your Breast Mammogram Report (American Cancer Society) - PDF  
    Breast Density and Your Mammogram Report When you had your last mammogram, your report may have said that ... Inc. No.004802 - Rev. 10/14 Why is breast density important? Having dense breast tissue (heterogeneously or extremely ...
  2. ... not cancer and a biopsy is not needed. Breast density Your mammogram report will also contain an assessment of breast density. Breast density is based on how fibrous and ...
  3. ... not have increased risk of death High mammographic breast density, which is a marker of increased risk of ... the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Mammographic breast density reflects the tissue composition of the breast as ...
  4. Mammography (American College of Radiology) (Radiological Society of North America)  
    ... breast cancers can be seen on mammography. Increased breast density has attracted attention from a number of state legislatures for multiple reasons, including: Increased breast density makes it difficult to see a cancer on ...
  5. Accuracy of Mammograms (Susan G. Komen for the Cure)  
    ... who took either type of MHT had higher breast density and more abnormal mammograms (not explained by the higher breast density) that needed follow-up testing [ 28-32 ]. Exactly ...
  6. Deciphering Medspeak: Breast Cancer (Medical Library Association) - PDF  
    ... are associated with the development of breast cancer BREAST DENSITY – describes the amount of different tissues in the ... women) has less fatty tissue. Mammogram films of breasts with high density are sometimes difficult to read and interpret so ...
  7. Breast Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... risk of breast cancer than women with low breast density. Increased breast density is often an inherited trait, but it may ... cancer. In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis (decreased bone density ), raloxifene lowers the risk of breast cancer for women who have a high or ...
  8. Mammograms From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... main cause of false-negative results is high breast density . Breasts contain both dense tissue (i.e., glandular tissue ... areas. Because fibroglandular tissue and tumors have similar density, tumors ... denser breasts. False-negative results occur more often among younger ...
  9. Mammography (National Library of Medicine)  
    A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast. It can be used to check for breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. It can ...
  10. Breast Cancer Risk in American Women From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... women who do not carry these changes. Mammographic breast density : The glandular (milk-producing) and connective tissue of the breast are mammographically dense—that is, they appear white ...
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