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  • 03.22.11

    Mammogram: Heart Predictor?

    Wall Street Journal | Ann Lukits

    A routine mammogram checking for breast cancer may predict the future development of heart disease, according to a study in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Fine, granular deposits along the circumference of breast arteries, called breast arterial calcifications, are visible on 3% to 29% of breast scans and are frequently seen in women with heart disease.

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