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Mammograms May Cause Overdiagnosis Of Breast Cancer
2012-11-23 05:29:06

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that looked at three decades of mammogram screenings finds that as much as a third of cancer diagnosed by routine mammograms may not be life-threatening.

2012-11-20 12:27:28

The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging—a technology called tomosynthesis—to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates.


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