Detection and clinical significance of dense breast tissue

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Published: 6 Feb 2018
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Prof Wendy Ingman - The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Prof Ingman speaks with ecancer about the impact of dense breast tissue on breast cancer detection and development.

She outlines the InforMD project, which seeks to inform management and guidelines of dense breast tissue, as well as empower patients in conversations with their doctors.

Prof Ingman encourages awareness of screening options to determine breast density, noting the additional costs and risk of false positives, and highlights the lack of national guidelines on the subject. 

Read more about the InforMD project here.