Oncology & Cancer

Breast health during menopause

Your risk of breast cancer increases with age, especially after menopause. Around eight out of 10 breast cancer cases happen in women over 50.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast density varies in racial/ethnic groups after BMI adjustment

After adjustment for body mass index (BMI), clinically important differences in the prevalence of dense breasts persist across racial/ethnic groups, according to a study published online June 7 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Change in breast density over time linked to cancer risk

Many middle-aged and older women get mammograms every one to two years to screen for breast cancer, as recommended by their doctors. A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates ...

Radiology & Imaging

Deep learning model estimates cancer risk from breast density

Breast cancer is the most common cancer to affect women worldwide. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. While it is not possible to ...

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