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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is breast density a risk factor for breast cancer? mammogram noted "extremely dense breasts".

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Yes, breast density: is a risk factor for breast cancer. The relative risk for extremely dense breasts is about 4x the relative risk of patients with almost entirely fatty breasts, and about 1.6x the RR for "average" density breasts. Find out all you need to know at http://www.breastdensity.info/
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