• ’Dense Breasts’ Eclipse All Other Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors

    https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2017/02/405711/dense-breasts-eclipse-all-other-known-breast-cancer-risk-factors

    “’Dense Breasts’ Eclipse All Other Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors”  By: Suzanne Leigh – February 2nd, 2017

    A study done by UC San Francisco studied more than 200,000 women and found that women whose breasts are composed of more glandular tissue opposed to fatty tissue have a higher risk of breast cancer.  Breast density was found to impact cancer risk more than previously thought factors like obesity, family history and later-in-life childbirth.