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Is mammographic breast density causally related to breast cancer and/or an intermediate risk factor for breast cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in US women. Breast density, usually measured from mammograms, is a strong risk factor for breast cancer and is correlated with many other risk factors, but it is unknown whether changes in breast density reflect changes in breast cancer risk. Importantly, breast density provides a measure of breast cancer risk during menopause when endogenous hormone levels are changing and breast... more »

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How can novel and expansive exposure monitoring with wearable technology improve environmental-disease outcome discovery?

Currently, environmental exposure monitoring measure classic or persistent chemical exposures, but might fail to analyze newer chemicals. Many newer chemicals are high production volume, but are nevertheless not assessed in population or in study-targeted analyses, but may, in fact, be associated with risk to human or animal health. New personal wearable silicone band monitoring devices, such as those designed Dr. Kim... more »

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