Cyclic endogenous estrogen and progesterone vary by mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women

@inproceedings{Iversen2016CyclicEE,
  title={Cyclic endogenous estrogen and progesterone vary by mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women},
  author={Anita Iversen and Hanne Frydenberg and Anne-Sofie Furberg and Vidar G Flote and Sissi Espetvedt Finstad and Anne Mctiernan and Giske A Ursin and Tom Wilsgaard and Peter T. Ellison and Grazyna Jasieńska and Inger Thune},
  booktitle={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2016}
}
Estrogen and progesterone are key factors in the development of breast cancer, but it remains unclear whether these hormones are associated with mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women. We measured percent mammographic density, nondense area, and absolute mammographic density using computer-assisted breast density readings (Madena) from digitized mammograms taken on a scheduled day of the menstrual cycle (day 7-12) among 202 healthy, premenopausal women (Energy Balance and Breast… CONTINUE READING
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