Latest Breast cancer screening Stories
Adoption of new guidelines recommending screening mammography every two years for women ages 50 to 74 would result in breast cancer screening that is equally effective, while saving the United States $4.3 billion a year in health care costs, according to a study led by UC San Francisco.
Volumetric Breast Density Measurement Removes Subjectivity and Improves Breast Cancer Screening Process for Radiologists and Patients West Hartfod, CT (PRWEB)
Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy.
Ella Health, an innovative provider of 3D mammography and other women's health services has appointed two top women executives to its Board of Directors.
Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights is one of the few imaging centers in San Antonio to offer 3D mammograms at no additional cost for patients. San
Archimedes Inc., a healthcare modeling and analytics company, today announced results of a simulated clinical trial which found that the seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (7SNP) genetic test for breast cancer was most cost effective when used to guide MRI screenings for patients found to have an intermediate lifetime risk of developing the disease.
In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of lymph node positivity—or cancer cells in the lymph nodes—as compared to women who went longer intervals between screening mammography exams.
Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age
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