Dr. Winnie Polen
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Seen on mammogram

Breast density can only be assessed on a mammogram.
It is not always related to breast size or age.

In brief: Seen on mammogram

Breast density can only be assessed on a mammogram.
It is not always related to breast size or age.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Breast density

is a mammographic feature, it does not actually mean that the breasts are physically denser or weigh more, so it can only be assessed on a mammogram.
Although the sensitivity of mammography for detecting cancer is decreased in dense breasts, mammography remains the standard of care for screening dense breasts.

In brief: Breast density

is a mammographic feature, it does not actually mean that the breasts are physically denser or weigh more, so it can only be assessed on a mammogram.
Although the sensitivity of mammography for detecting cancer is decreased in dense breasts, mammography remains the standard of care for screening dense breasts.
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In brief: On the mammogram

By doing the mammogram, the radiologist is able to determine the breast density.
Although dense breasts may make the scan a little more difficult, digital mammography can help in identifying lesions.

In brief: On the mammogram

By doing the mammogram, the radiologist is able to determine the breast density.
Although dense breasts may make the scan a little more difficult, digital mammography can help in identifying lesions.
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