Latest Breast cancer screening Stories
Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases.
Montclair Breast Center’s own Patient Outcomes Results support study that finds 3D Mammography is more effective in finding breast cancer than 2D mammography. (PRWEB)
Tomosynthesis is a type of 3-dimensional imagery added to 170,000 examinations. Adding this new type of breast imaging technique to digital mammography has been associated an increase in cancer detection rate.
Study using Hologic 3D Mammography systems is the largest to date involving 139 doctors from 13 U.S.
An accompanying editorial says this study largely confirms what is already known - that the benefits of breast screening "are modest at best" – and calls for women to be given balanced information including the screening harms of overdiagnosis, psychological stress, and high healthcare costs.
CBCC, The Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Miami, announces a new, more effective way to detect breast cancer. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Breast
- Gadavist-enhanced breast MRI demonstrated superior sensitivity (range: 80-89%) for the presence and extent of malignant disease compared to unenhanced breast MRI (range: 37-73%) WHIPPANY,
Hologic's low-dose 3D mammography and 3D-guided breast biopsy are highlighted at annual recognition event BEDFORD, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc.
FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., will join Fairfax Radiological Consultants to provide opening remarks
First U.S. Installs of Next-generation Breast Imaging Technology at Fairfax Radiological Breast Diagnostic Imaging Center in D.C.
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