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In one form of breast cancer, higher breast tissue density is linked to higher risk of later breast cancer

Friday, January 21, 2011

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Researchers at Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Division of Research have found that patients with a very early form of breast cancer, called ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS, who have higher mammographic density, may be at increased risk for later breast cancer, especially in the breast opposite the one with the initial cancer. “While risk […]

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