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Monday, October 31, 2016

Women Becoming More Aware of the Term “Breast Density,” but May Not Understand Its Relationship to Cancer Detection or Mammography

Reuters (10/28, Crist) reports that research indicates “women are becoming more aware of the term ‘breast density,’ but they aren’t as familiar with its relation to breast cancer risk or mammograms.” The study found that “African American and Ashkenazi Jewish women, who may be at a higher risk for breast cancer, seemed to be less knowledgeable about breast density.” The findings were published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. 

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