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Many women have
dense breast tissue.
 It's normal and common. 

Test your knowledge about dense breast tissue and what it means for your risk of breast cancer.

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Half of women have dense breast tissue.  

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True or false?

Half of women have dense breast tissue.  

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True or false?

About 50-60% of women ages 40 to 44 have dense breasts. Breast density varies by age and weight.

True

Dense breast tissue means your breasts
are heavy.
 

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True or false?

Dense breast tissue means your breasts
are heavy.
 

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True or false?

Density refers to the appearance of your breast tissue on a mammogram — not the actual weight of your breasts.

False

Older women have
denser breasts.
 

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True or false?

Older women have
denser breasts.
 

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True or false?

Premenopausal women are more likely to have dense breasts, but breast density fluctuates for many women over time.

False

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