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New Study: Additional Screening May Not Be Necessary for Dense Breasts

Dense breast tissue should not be the sole determinant for supplemental or alternative screening methods following a normal mammogram, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers from California, Washington, New Hampshire, and Vermont undertook a study to determine which combinations of breast cancer risk and Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) breast density categories were associated with high interval cancer rates. 

Source: UBM Partner Site Diagnostic Imaging - For full article, please click here.

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