Associations of overall and abdominal adiposity with area and volumetric mammographic measures among postmenopausal women.

@article{Woolcott2011AssociationsOO,
  title={Associations of overall and abdominal adiposity with area and volumetric mammographic measures among postmenopausal women.},
  author={Christy G Woolcott and Linda Sue Cook and Kerry S Courneya and Norman F. Boyd and Martin Joel Yaffe and Tim Terry and Rollin Frederick Brant and Anne Mctiernan and Heather E. Bryant and Anthony M. Magliocco and Christine M Friedenreich},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={440-8}
}
Whereas mammographic density and adiposity are positively associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk, they are inversely associated with one another. To examine the association between these two risk factors, a secondary analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial of a year-long aerobic exercise intervention was done. Participants were 302 postmenopausal women aged 50-74 years. Dense fibroglandular and nondense fatty tissue were measured from mammograms using computer-assisted… CONTINUE READING

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