Ultrasound detects more cancers in dense breasts

Education is one of the most powerful weapons of change.

BREAST DENSITY education is up to us women, we must be our own advocates for change until breast screening protocols are updated to include breastdensity notification.

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Breast Density has been studied for decades and it has long been acknowledged globally as a significant risk factor.

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Medically published data on screening dense breasts here

The difficulty of detecting cancers in women with dense breasts is of continued concern. In addition to the known masking effect of breast cancers by dense tissue, research indicates that 41% of women have greater than 50% breast density [7]. Furthermore, breast density is an independent risk factor for breast cancer. One study found a five times greater risk of breast cancer in women with dense breasts.

For more medically resourced information please visit http://www.densebreast-info.org

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