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Mammographic Breast Density: A New Era for Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention

9 August 2018 | By Wellend

This article discusses how high mammographic breast density lowers the sensitivity of breast cancer screening and increases breast cancer risk....

Dr Stephen Birrell Touring Australia To Raise Mammographic Breast Density Risk Awareness

7 March 2018 | By Wellend

MEDIA RELEASE Adelaide, Australia 05 March, 2018   Renowned Adelaide Breast Cancer Specialist, Dr Stephen Birrell MBBS PhD FRACS, is currently to...

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New Study Highlights Breakthrough Therapy to Reduce Mammographic Breast Density

27 June 2017 | By Wellend

Therapy combining testosterone and aromatase inhibitor found to reduce fibroglandular breast density by nearly 20 percent   June 26, 2017 — Ste...

Mammographic Density Change With Estrogen and Progestin Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk

5 June 2017 | By Wellend

A re-evaluation of the Women’s Health Initiative demonstrated that women taking cHRT showed a greater increase in mammographic breast density an...

Menstrual and reproductive characteristics and breast density in young women

5 June 2017 | By Wellend

The link between breast density and breast cancer risk is well established, however, this study introduced the association between breast density in y...

Association between air pollution and mammographic breast density in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium

5 June 2017 | By Wellend

In order to better understand the “environmental contributors to geographic variation in breast density in urban and rural areas,” this st...

Australian GPs are preparing for new area of women’s health: breast density

20 May 2017 | By Wellend

In the May 2017 edition of the Medical Observer, the Inside Story posed the question, “Will [breast] density be as big as the Jolie Effect?̶...

Tamoxifen-induced reduction in mammographic density and breast cancer risk reduction: a nested case-control study.

17 May 2017 | By Wellend

This study assessed data from the first International Breast Cancer Intervention Study for mammographic breast density (MBD). “…women who...

Is Breast Density Normal?

17 May 2017 | By Wellend

Very dense breast tissue is normal in women who are pregnant and breastfeeding.  But is it normal for everyone else?  ...

Breast cancer linked to high pollution in cities, major US study finds

13 May 2017 | By Wellend

The Weekend Australian reported that “Women living in areas with high air pollution are more likely to develop breast cancer,” because air...