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Dissecting a Hidden Breast Cancer Risk

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Science  09 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5741, pp. 1664-1666
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5741.1664

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Many studies have shown that high breast density boosts a woman's chance of breast cancer. But it's not clear why, and doctors aren't sure how to translate the knowledge they've got to the clinic.