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NCT ID: NCT01588834 Completed - Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Histology of Functional Density in Premenopausal Breast

Start date: April 2012
Phase: Phase 3
Study type: Observational

The investigators hypothesize that knowledge of the functional behavior of areas of mammographic density will enable more specific identification of dense tissue at-risk for breast cancer, ultimately providing predictive information on an individual's risk of developing breast cancer.

NCT ID: NCT01240278 Enrolling by invitation - Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Histology of Functional Density in Postmenopausal Breast

Start date: November 2010
Phase:
Study type: Observational

Increased mammographic density is recognized as an important risk factor for developing breast cancer, however, the underlying mechanism explaining this relationship is unclear. The investigators hypothesize that Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) can more accurately distinguish dense tissue on mammography which is at high risk from dense tissue at low risk by indicating cellular activity in dense tissue as radiotracer uptake (functional density) in the breast. In this pilot study, the investigators want to compare the histological characteristics of breast tissue in patients with who have similar density on mammography but different levels of functional density on MBI.