The risk of breast cancer in the world is increasing at a speedy rate and it is becoming one of the leading health concerns for women. Earlier there was no treatment of this incurable disease, but now with the advancement in the technology and medical field, even it can also be treated at the early stages. The risk of this breast cancer is higher among those who have a mother, aunt, sister, or grandmother who had breast cancer before age 50. Although it is a hereditary problem, still there are many causes of breast cancer, among all of them one major cause of breast cancer is increased dense breasts.
Are you having dense breasts, and you do not have a family of breast cancer, then the risks are harder to identify your breast cancer. Then without taking more risks for your health, go for a breast ultrasound to find out the reason behind your dense breasts. As, large breasts are at higher risk of this cancer, to test the size of breasts, mammographic density is normally preferred. In some of the cases when the woman has too dense breasts to be examined in mammogram, then ultrasound is preferred.
When you are going for a breast ultrasound exam, some of the important things which should be kept in mind are:
- Always wear clothes that are easy to undress at the top.
- Remove the upper garment for the exam.
- Do not wear any jewelry around the neck and breast area.
Every women should be informed in advance if their breast is dense so that she can go for a check-up and monitor for any new developments on that front. And with this the percentage of breast cancer risks will get reduced in the world.