breast cancer risk

Breast Cancer Risk in Transgender Women

Although data on transgender women is limited, breast cancer screening guidelines in this patient population are evolving. Transgender women have a high prevalence of dense breasts, which is an independent risk for breast cancer. Transgender women differ from non-transgender women in the length of exposure to estrogens as well as variable exposure to progestogens. Therefore, …

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Annual Mammograms Are Essential In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. With the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. According to U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics,  in 2021, an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. The …

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