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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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Summary

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.