Many studies have found that Asian women more often have dense breasts than women of other races. Studies differ on whether Black or Hispanic women have denser breasts than non-Hispanic white women.
What matters most is your individual breast density. If you have dense breasts, you are more likely to get breast cancer and it is more likely to be missed on the mammogram.
- 5 Facts Every Woman Should Know
- Video Series: Let’s Talk About Dense Breasts
- Patient Risk Checklist (print)
- Patient Questions and Answers