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Wood and her coinvestigators plan to examine duration of aspirin use and its relationship to mammographic breast density in this study population.
Prior studies have demonstrated that elevated mammographic breast density is among the strongest risk factors for nonfamilial breast cancer.
Mammographic breast density during hormone replacement therapy: effects of continuous combina-tion, unopposed transdermal and low-potency estrogen regimens.
This is in contrast to studies showing that some conventional hormone replacement therapies (HRT) increase mammographic breast density, which has consistently been associated with breast cancer risk.
2 Mammographic breast density has consistently been associated with risk for breast cancer.
8-10) of changes in the breast structure during the menstrual cycle and by studies (11-14) that show a hormonal influence on mammographic breast density.