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A 32-year-old female asked:
is breast density a risk factor for breast cancer? mammogram noted "extremely dense breasts".
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Diagnostic Radiology 33 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/
A female asked:
Increase nodular density mammo shows benign. Repeat 6 month with ultrsound. I have dense breasts worried about breast cancer. What can I do ?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Continue: Examinations, mammograms are reasonable.
If positive family history, positive genetic testing, discuss with breast surgeon.
Last updated Sep 29, 2020
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