Very low mammographic breast density predicts poorer outcome in patients with invasive breast cancer

  title={Very low mammographic breast density predicts poorer outcome in patients with invasive breast cancer},
  author={Amro Masarwah and P{\"a}ivi Auvinen and Mazen Sudah and Suvi Rautiainen and Anna Sutela and Outi Pelkonen and Sanna Oikari and V. M. Kosma and Ritva Vanninen},
  journal={European Radiology},
ObjectivesTo examine the prognostic value of mammographic breast density (MBD) and mammographic features and their relationship with established prognostic factors in patients with invasive breast cancer.MethodsMammographic characteristics of 270 patients were analyzed. MBD was classified according to percentile density (<5 %, 5-10 %, 10-25 %, 25-50 %, 50-75 %, >75 %) and further categorized into very low density (VLD; <10 %), low density (LOD; <25 %) and mixed density (MID; >25… 

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