Helping You Understand Breast Density

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Breast density is strongly linked to the probability of detection of breast cancer from a mammogram. A cancer in a fatty breast is likely to be found in 98% of cases, whereas a cancer in a dense breast is likely to be found in just 59% of cases.

The following web link gives references to this data and helps you understand why it is important for women to understand the density of their breasts.

understandbreastdensity.org/wordpress/

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