Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population?

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  • معلومة اضافية
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      breast density
      mammography
      screening
    • NAICS/Industry Codes:
      621512 Diagnostic Imaging Centers
    • Abstract:
      Abstract: Mammography is the only method presently considered appropriate for mass screening of breast cancer. However, higher breast density was strongly associated with lower mammographic sensitivity. Breast density is also identified as independent and strongest risk factors for breast cancer. Studies have shown women with high breast density have four to six times increased risk of breast cancer as compare to women with fatty breast. It varies between different age group it generally decreases with increasing age in postmenopausal women and it can be different in different ethnic groups and people from different geographical areas. This study evaluates the breast density in Indian population and its relationship with the age. We reviewed of all screening mammography examinations performed from May 2012 to January 2015 at our institute PGIMER, Chandigarh, INDIA. Descriptive analyses were used to examine the association between age and breast density. A total of 6132 screening mammograms were performed. Each subgroup categorized by decade of age. There was a significant inverse relationship between age and breast density (P < .001). Twenty‐two percent of patients between 40 and 49 years old had dense breasts. This percentage decreased to 9% of women in their 50s. Only 7% of women in their 60s and 8% of women in their 70s had dense breasts. This data has been compared with the Western study done in New York University (NYU) shows there is significant difference (P value <.05) in the breast density in Indian and Western population with more Indians having ACR Grade 1 and 2 and Western population having 2 and 3. We found an inverse relationship between patient age and mammographic breast density. However, there were a large proportion of young women who had lower grades of mammographic density which could potentially benefit from the use of routine screening mammography in this subgroup of patients. Moreover, the breast density of Indian population is less when compared to the Western population. This might suggest that mammography is a good modality of choice for screening Indian population. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Author Affiliations:
      1Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
      2Department of Community Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
      3Department of General Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
      4Department of Histopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    • Full Text Word Count:
      2573
    • ISSN:
      1075-122X
    • Accession Number:
      10.1111/tbj.12949
    • Accession Number:
      129978305
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SINGH, T. et al. Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population? Breast Journal, [s. l.], v. 24, n. 3, p. 365–368, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 12 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Singh T, Khandelwal N, Singla V, et al. Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population? Breast Journal. 2018;24(3):365-368. doi:10.1111/tbj.12949.
    • APA:
      Singh, T., Khandelwal, N., Singla, V., Kumar, D., Gupta, M., Singh, G., & Bal, A. (2018). Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population? Breast Journal, 24(3), 365–368. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.12949
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Singh, Tulika, Niranjan Khandelwal, Veenu Singla, Dileep Kumar, Madhu Gupta, Gurpreet Singh, and Amanjit Bal. 2018. “Breast Density in Screening Mammography in Indian Population ‐ Is It Different from Western Population?” Breast Journal 24 (3): 365–68. doi:10.1111/tbj.12949.
    • Harvard:
      Singh, T. et al. (2018) ‘Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population?’, Breast Journal, 24(3), pp. 365–368. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12949.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Singh, T, Khandelwal, N, Singla, V, Kumar, D, Gupta, M, Singh, G & Bal, A 2018, ‘Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population?’, Breast Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 365–368, viewed 12 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Singh, Tulika, et al. “Breast Density in Screening Mammography in Indian Population ‐ Is It Different from Western Population?” Breast Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, May 2018, pp. 365–368. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1111/tbj.12949.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Singh, Tulika, Niranjan Khandelwal, Veenu Singla, Dileep Kumar, Madhu Gupta, Gurpreet Singh, and Amanjit Bal. “Breast Density in Screening Mammography in Indian Population ‐ Is It Different from Western Population?” Breast Journal 24, no. 3 (May 2018): 365–68. doi:10.1111/tbj.12949.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Singh T, Khandelwal N, Singla V, Kumar D, Gupta M, Singh G, et al. Breast density in screening mammography in Indian population ‐ Is it different from western population? Breast Journal [Internet]. 2018 May [cited 2019 Nov 12];24(3):365–8. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=129978305&custid=s8280428