October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and understanding your own breast cancer risk is a crucial step to being proactive about your health. Women are aware that screening for breast cancer with an annual mammogram is important, and most women check the annual mammogram off their to-do list and forget about their risk of…

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In my daily breast imaging practice, I hear this all the time – ”My breasts are so heavy and dense…” The unspoken question often is: “Am I at a higher risk of cancer?” The answer is: “not necessarily.” How your breasts feel to you has nothing to do with “density.” So relax and let’s talk…

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