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Fine-Tuning Breast Density Measures

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Science  09 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5741, pp. 1665
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5741.1665

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In addition to unresolved questions about how density might spur cancer, another barrier that prevents clinicians from using density data to gauge cancer risk is the difficulty in measuring it.