Dense breast is a common problem found in women mostly. Dense breasts refer to the amount of dense breast the tissue on a mammogram, in relation to the fatty tissue. Breast density is important to recognize, because of the ability of mammography to detect breast cancer and also, it can increase the risk factor for the patient for developing future breast cancer.

Based on the age and BMI distribution of US women, we estimated that 27.6 million women aged 40 to 74 years in the United States have heterogeneously or extremely dense breasts. A dense breast can lead to nothing but breast cancer. According to U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics. About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer throughout her lifetime. In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., …


The dense breast can lead to none other than cancer. Any woman in any part of the world holds the probability of dense breasts. In this article, we will have a deep analysis of this disease and what are the measures we can take to have victory over it.

But first, let us know what dense breast is?

Dense breasts refer to the amount of dense breast the tissue on a mammogram, in relation to the fatty tissue. …


Breast density in a female is common. Women having the age of 40 have a high chance of getting diagnosed with breast cancer. The dense breast is a serious issue because its consequence is nothing less than breast cancer. A fight against breast cancer is been fought for quite a time. There are many steps are been taken by the governments of various nations, The World Health Organization and FDA as well. Various treatment is been done to prevent breast cancer in its dense breast stage.

Dense breast

Dense breast refers to the amount of dense tissue in comparison to the fatty tissue. The breast consists of two tissues that are dense tissue and fatty tissues (non-dense tissues) Doctor uses a mammogram to find out the abnormalities in the breasts. …


Dense breast refers to a large amount of dense tissue in comparison to fatty tissue. High breast density can lead to deadly breast cancer. According to U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics. About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer throughout her lifetime.

Dense breast treatment

There are several treatments of the dense breast are available. Though the dense breast cannot be fully cured the density of breast can be reduced. The main challenge comes to a doctor is of finding out the breast abnormalities in the person having dense breast. The breast consists of two tissues, which are dense tissues and non-dense tissue (Fatty tissue). When looking in a mammogram, fatty tissue looks darker and the dense breast tissue looks white. Tumour in the breasts also looks white, which make it even difficult to find out the abnormalities. So, this makes it clear that a mammogram can only be a helpful tool if it is being used at a starting condition. …


In this world, the number of female suffering is way much more than any other nature’s creature has. Dense breast is the most dangerous out of them.

It’s been reported that about 50–60 percentage of the woman who ages 40–44 have dense breasts. The figures slide down as the age increases. (20–30 percentage ages 70–74) Studies have also shown that woman with a healthy weight has high-chances of the dense breast than the woman who is obese. But there is no need to panic ladies. These studies only show that the dense breast is common, and not everyone who has dense breasts will end up having breast cancer. The thing to concern is breast density. …


We all know about dense breast tissues. Having dense breast tissue is common among women. In a nutshell, it’s a normal and common finding. According to a report, breast tissue may be called dense if you have a lot of fibrous or glandular tissue and not much fat in the breasts. Here, it must be noted that breasts are made up of lobules, ducts, and fatty and fibrous connective tissue.

It is advisable to check the density of your

You will be surprised to know that some women have dense breast tissue than others. If you suspect of having dense breast, then it is advisable to check the density of your breasts on mammograms. Here, make it a point that breast density is not based on how your breasts feel, as well as it is not related to breast size or firmness. …


A breast biopsy is a test that is performed for removing suspicious tissues from the breast. This test entails to diagnosing suspicious breast area under microscope and laboratory procedures. The cells that are malignant are examined for determining the presence of breast cancer. Further the samples collected are examined to check the abnormalities in cells that make up a dense breast tissue. Being examined for a breast biopsy does not necessarily guarantees the presence of breast cancer.

Types of breast biopsy.

i. Fine needle aspiration breast biopsy:- A syringe with a needle is inserted in the problematic area and samples of tissues are collected for examining. If the problem area is felt by the finger then the needle is guided by finger otherwise ultrasound is used to guide the needle. …


MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a powerful tool that holds the capability to detect breast cancer and other abnormalities in the breast. This advanced procedure is highly precise and is a widely accepted method to deal with instances where conventional imaging methods fail.

The medical test of breast MRI uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce precise breast images without using X-rays. During the procedure, a lot of information is revealed and many images are produced. Breast MRI is a hassle-free procedure and normally conducted on an outpatient basis. …


Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive disease form that receives little attention. Due to its unusual symptoms, it is difficult to diagnose, and it is more common in young women, making it particularly tricky as the symptoms mimic that of mastitis, a common dense breast tissue infection in new breastfeeding mothers.

IBC symptoms do not appear as regular breast cancers. You don’t often find a lump in the first place. Your breast may look red, itchy, swollen, warm and tender instead. This is due to the way the breast cancer cells have formed. …

Angela Carter

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