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High mammographic density in women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent

  • Author(s): Ziv, Elad
  • Cummings, Steven
  • Kerlikowske, Karla
  • Caswell, JL
  • Shepherd, JA
  • Cummings, SR
  • Hu, D
  • Huntsman, S
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4053164?pdf=render
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Abstract

Introduction: Percent mammographic density (PMD) adjusted for age and body mass index is one of the strongest risk factors for breast cancer and is known to be approximately 60% heritable. Here we report a finding of an association between genetic ancestry

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