Heritable Aspects of Dysplastic Breast Glandular Tissue (DY)


Breast parenchymal patterns, as visible on mammograms, are determined by the relative amount of radio-dense, glandular dysplastic tissue DY). High percentages of DY are related to higher breast cancer risk. Previous studies reported heritable influences on DY of 32–67%, depending on the family relationship that was studied. depending on the family… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:BREA.0000041621.48575.9b


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@article{Haars2004HeritableAO, title={Heritable Aspects of Dysplastic Breast Glandular Tissue (DY)}, author={Gerco Haars and P.A.H. van Noord and Carla van Gils and P. H. M. Peeters and Diederick E Grobbee}, journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment}, year={2004}, volume={87}, pages={149-156} }