Have you been told you have (or suspect you may have) dense breasts? What does this mean with regard to cancer risks and mammograms?
We’ve gathered a few helpful resources to answer your questions:
- What are dense breasts?
- Are dense breasts common?
- What factors influence breast density
- How do I know if I have dense breasts?
- How is breast density categorized in a mammogram report?
- Does having dense breast tissue affect a mammogram?
- Are dense breasts a risk factor for breast cancer?
- Should women with dense breasts have additional screening for breast cancer?
- Are breast cancer patients with dense breasts more likely to die from breast cancer?
- Questions to consider asking your doctor or nurse if you have dense breasts
- Are there clinical trials for women with dense breasts?
- What are researchers studying about the relationship between breast density and breast cancer?
Get the Dense Breasts Q&A Guide from the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
From the Mayo Clinic: What does it mean to have dense breast tissue
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