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Dense breast tissue doesn’t add cancer risk, study shows

by | August 21st, 2012

Dense breast tissue doesn’t add cancer risk, study shows

Studies have long shown an increased risk of breast cancer in women whose breasts are considered “dense,” or less fatty. A new study suggest that denser breast tissue does not increase the risk of a women developing breast cancer and does not increase her risk of dying from breast cancer should she develop it.

The study was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

J. Kyle Mathews, MD


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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews is an expert in the field of Urogynecology, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and reconstructive gynecologic surgery. Dr. Mathews is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the American College of Surgeons. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Mathews is one of the most experienced surgeons in north Texas.

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