News tagged with breast density

Related topics: women · breast cancer · mammograms

Western diet may contribute to dense breasts

(HealthDay)—Overweight and obese women who eat a Western diet may develop more dense breast tissue, possibly increasing their risk for breast cancer, according to research published in the September issue of Obstetrics ...

Aug 10, 2016
popularity8 comments 1

Low breast density worsens prognosis in breast cancer

Even though dense breast tissue is a risk factor for breast cancer, very low mammographic breast density is associated with a worse prognosis in breast cancer patients. Patient survival is affected only when low breast density ...

Jun 21, 2016
popularity2 comments 0

Diabetes treatment can reduce mammographic density

A large study of women in Denmark has found that the use of diabetes treatment decreases mammographic density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer, whereas taking insulin increases density. This is the first time that ...

Mar 09, 2016
popularity7 comments 0

Subscribe to rss feed