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|4/18/2010||With regards to the breast density question and Dr Narods study you said it would mean all premenapausal women would have breast cancer, but his study involved post menapausal women(median age 63) with dense breasts and how there dense breas increased recurrance risk by 16 per cent.He claims in his study this risk factor for postmenapausal women is an independant risk factor that most doctors have ignored.Does this make more sense now. thank youthank you|
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|4/18/2010||this would be possible correct if the cause of the post menopausal women with dense breasts was because they are taking hormone replacement therapy. many studies have demonstrated this. HRT is a primary cause of density in post menopausal women and HRT is a risk factor. L|
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