Author: Glacial Ridge Health System (Glacial Ridge Health System)

breast imaging

What is breast density and why does it matter?

For years, you’ve heard about the importance of breast self-examination and why you should have regular mammograms. Now it’s also important to understand breast density and what it could mean to determine your overall breast health. Breasts consist of fibrous and glandular tissue and fatty tissue. Dense breasts have little fat but more fibrous and...