Tag: breastDensity

Breast density: Dense breasts have a higher ratio of fibroglandular tissue to fat than normal breasts. Women with dense breasts have far greater risk of breast cancer compared to those with mostly fatty breasts.

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04/15/17
Air pollution may heighten breast cancer risk by increasing breast density
01/23/17
Breast cancer in 2nd degree relatives can further increase risk when 1st degree relative has the disease
03/21/16
Using insulin to treat diabetes linked to higher breast density
06/09/15
Alcohol increases breast density most in women already at high risk for breast cancer
07/02/14
Sweet food and beverage consumption is linked to increased breast density
01/19/14
High dietary omega-6 to omega-3 fat ratio may increase breast density
10/23/13
Olive oil could reduce breast density whereas whole milk might increase it
05/21/13
Reduction in breast density from tamoxifen treatment is linked to favorable prognosis
01/31/13
Radiation treatment improves survival in women with dense breasts
10/22/12
Breast density and circulating sex hormones are independent breast cancer risk factors
08/31/12
High breast density is not linked to reduced breast cancer survival
07/15/12
Reduction in breast density shows endocrine treatment is working
02/07/12
Birth weight and childhood stature influence breast density and cancer risk
10/14/11
High consumption of saturated fat is associated with increased breast density
04/19/11
Greater red meat intake as Chinese immigrants become acculturated increases breast density
02/18/11
High mid-life calorie intake is linked to increased breast density
01/11/11
Low-fat, high-carb diet does not reduce breast cancer risk in women with dense breasts
11/12/10
Cadmium exposure may increase breast density, thereby heightening breast cancer risk
10/18/10
Women with DCIS and dense breasts have a higher risk of additional breast cancer
07/29/10
HRT increases risk of breast cancer, especially for those with dense breasts
05/02/10
Reductions in breast density can reduce breast cancer risk
02/08/10
Dense breasts more likely with a family history of breast cancer - what to do
11/28/09
Carotenoids could help women with dense breasts to lower risk of breast cancer

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