Mammograms may miss cancer

A mammogram may not detect breast cancer in some women, researchers have warned. Picture: iStock It’s the medical secret that could be making women wrongly complacent about their risk of breast cancer — mammograms aren’t good at finding cancer if you have dense breasts. A group of senior Australian researchers from five universities and cancer clinics are so concerned that women are not being warned they have dense breasts when they have a mammogram they are lobbying for change to save lives. Women with dense breasts are four to six times more likely to develop breast cancer says University of…
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