By J Marshall
Epithelial cells in the breast are the nexus of breast cancer  and the presence of a greater number of glandular cells may put women at higher risk. Furthermore, the surrounding fibrous connective tissue has a stimulatory influence on glandular cell proliferation and can promote carcinogenesis
[2, 3]. High amounts of fibroglandular tissue pose a primary breast cancer risk, which makes its quantification of high importance.