Navigation Links
Studies Confirm Link Between Breast Density and Cancer
Date:4/21/2010

As density drops over time, so does risk, one study finds,,

WEDNESDAY, April 21 (HealthDay News) -- Having dense breasts has long been known to increase a woman's risk for breast cancer, and new research confirms that a decline in breast density over time does, in fact, decrease that risk.

New research also has found that women taking hormone replacement therapy are more likely to experience an increase in breast density, a finding consistent with previous research that found women taking the hormones had a 24 percent increased risk for breast cancer.

Both findings were to be presented Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

"Over 50 studies have shown that breast density is a strong risk factor for breast cancer," said Celine M. Vachon, an associate professor of epidemiology in the College of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, in Minnesota. "Our study is one of the first to examine changes over time," Vachon said.

A very dense breast has less fat than glandular and connective tissue. Mammogram films of high-density breasts are more difficult to read and interpret than those of less dense breasts.

Vachon and her fellow researchers followed 19,924 women older than 35 who had never had breast cancer and looked at breast density changes and cancer diagnoses over time.

From that group, they randomly picked a sample of 219 women who developed breast cancer during the six-year follow-up period and 1,900 who did not. Women with breast cancer were more likely to have extreme breast density -- the highest of four categories -- at the start of the study, with 16 percent in the very dense category, compared with 14 percent of those who remained cancer-free.

Those who developed cancer were somewhat less likely than the other women to have a reduction in density of one category or more, with 37 percent of those with bre
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New UCSF Studies Reveal that Age-Related Nerve Decline is Associated with Inflammation and Differs by Gender
2. Recent Studies Show MAstertuck℠ Technique Removes Large Amounts of Body Fat without Tummy Tuck Surgery
3. 14 Human Clinical Studies Prove the Efficacy of Tahitian Noni Bioactive Beverages
4. Targeted agent blocked growth of deadly brain cancer in preclinical studies
5. Many Kids Not Fully Informed of Their Role in Cancer Studies
6. Kineta Awarded NIH Grant to Complete Preclinical Studies on Type 1 Diabetes / Multiple Sclerosis Drug Candidate
7. New studies on surgical options in inherited breast cancer show drastic treatment is not always best
8. Statement of Ralph B. Everett, President and CEO, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, on House Passage of Health Reform Legislation
9. Studies examine Third Eye Retroscope during colonoscopy
10. Studies Show Significant Increases of C. Difficile Infections (CDI)
11. Gays, Lesbians Excluded From Some Medical Studies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky ... loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers ... in this month,s issue of the International Journal ... associated with better health and well-being as we age, ... the outcomes of individuals whose deficits in compassion put ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University synthetic biology team has created a new ... therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively ... Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify ... synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers ... physiological state and respond in a customized fashion. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease is ... may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by ... autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and ... published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications . ... in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could lead ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and ... the March issue of Radiology . "The ... care and aid in both military and civilian forensic investigations," ... from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md. U.S. ...
... Extremely obese people had a significantly greater chance of dying ... that became a pandemic last winter, a new study reports. ... with H1N1 flu during the first four months of 2009 ... three-fold increased risk for death. Extreme obesity is defined ...
... By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. ... the risk of autism in the second child, new research ... within a year of their older sibling. Babies conceived within ... their older sibling were also at a heightened risk of ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Widespread ... a 5 percent drop in available nursing home beds across ... research reveals. "The country,s minority population is aging at ... lead author Zhanlian Feng, an assistant professor of community health ...
... is well known that pain is a highly subjective experience. ... depending on distractions and mood. A paper in the ... cautionary note on measuring perceived pain in research. There ... symptoms other than pain, but because of the subjectivity in ...
... report a gene therapy strategy that improves the condition ... Beta Thalassemia. The gene correction involves using unfertilized ... embryonic stem cell lines. Some of these stem cell ... thus be used for transplantation-based treatments of the same ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CT helps identify bullet trajectories 2Health News:Closely Spaced Pregnancies Might Up Autism Risk: Study 2Health News:U.S. Nursing Home Closings Hit Poor Neighborhoods Hardest: Study 2Health News:U.S. Nursing Home Closings Hit Poor Neighborhoods Hardest: Study 3Health News:Does it hurt? 2Health News:Embryonic stem cells help deliver 'good genes' in a model of inherited blood disorder 2Health News:Embryonic stem cells help deliver 'good genes' in a model of inherited blood disorder 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: ... Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Insulin Pumps are gaining ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... is available in its catalogue: ... Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01941928/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-Routes-of-Administration.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014  Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) ... fourth quarter of 2013 on Monday, February 3, 2014. A ... the close of trading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ... discuss the operating highlights and financial results for the fourth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3
... Feb. 10, 2011 ,We are in a State of ... message that concerned Florida residents are desperate for people to hear. ... day due to prescription drug abuse and statistics show it is ... (FAADA) is calling for an immediate Congressional hearing to help put ...
... Feb. 10, 2011 For the biopharmaceutical industry, ... - and difficulty - of interacting with patients ... have created both opportunities and challenges for approaching ... To help marketing teams in the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Parents, Physicians Unite and Declare: State of Emergency 2Parents, Physicians Unite and Declare: State of Emergency 3Innovations in Patient-Focused Initiatives to Improve Outcomes 2
Female High Waist Briefs...
Provides upper and lower arm and flank support. Extends to the wrist and over the full upper back. Has a thin strap above the breast and a 3 waistband for a secure, comfortable fit. Made of soft span...
Fully lined with cotton material for extra softness against patients skin. The 3 single adjustable soft Velcro® band provides,downward pressure preventing implants from moving upward or to the s...
Sub Pectoral Breast Augmentation Wrap...
Medicine Products: