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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?̶...

The Masking Effect of High Mammographic Breast Density (MBD)

13 May 2017 | By Wellend

In cases of high MBD, a mammogram’s ability to detect cancers is about the same as flipping a coin. ...

Both Doctors And Patients Confused By Dense Breasts

11 October 2016 | By Wellend

“Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer among women (second to skin cancer) accounting for 29% of newly diagnosed cancers. A...

Women should be told about their breast density when they have a mammogram

2 October 2016 | By Wellend

A group of senior Australian researchers from five universities and cancer clinics are so concerned that women are not being warned they have dense br...

Cancer researchers hope breast density key to reducing risk of disease

8 August 2016 | By Wellend

ABC News, Australia have reported that a ‘pilot study into breast density among young women is being launched by West Australian researchers in ...