Women Need Be Aware of Breast Density and Risk of Cancers Undetected in Mammograms, Group Says

Women Need Be Aware of Breast Density and Risk of Cancers Undetected in Mammograms, Group Says
Researchers with a new alliance, based in Australia and called INFORMD (INformation FORum on Mammographic Density), are warning that women with dense breast tissue are more likely to develop breast cancer and less likely to have their cancer detected through regular mammogram screening — because tumors and dense breast tissue both appear as white, bright areas on mammograms. “We’ve grown concerned that Australian women are

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