Dense breasts mean there are less fatty tissues present in them. Less fat tissues indicate that there is more support and glandular tissues present in the breasts. For dense breasts, performing a self-breast analysis cannot reveal if there are any abnormalities.
Breast cancer remains an important public health issue. It is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in India and in recent years is emerging as the commonest female malignancy, overtaking cancer of the cervix