Ancillary Studies

Mammographic Density and Heavy Metal Exposure Study

This study aims to examine the complex relationship between exposure to heavy metals, particularly Cadmium, and mammographic density. Researchers are currently enrolling participants from a pool of  2,002 patients recruited through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) MammoVan program as part of the Arkansas Rural Community Health Study (ARCH), previously known as the Spit for the Cure.