Survival and successful treatment outcomes of breast cancer is so closely linked to tumour size. Early detection is a key component in securing the best possible results for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Breast density is like the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Both tumors and dense breast tissue appear white on a mammogram. A traditional 2-D mammogram may not distinguish between the two. That’s why mammograms find as few as 40 percent of cancers in women with dense breasts,” says Deborah Rhodes, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic physician.
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