New approach to MRI imaging links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160607080358.htm

High saturated fats in breast tissue may be an indicator of cancer in postmenopausal women, a study shows. These findings, researchers say, may one day lead to greater understanding of the underlying mechanisms behind breast cancer development and the role of fat as a factor in breast cancer diagnosis and progression.

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