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Transparency Market Research published a new report "Breast Imaging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.
ALBANY, New York, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Breast Imaging Market(Mammography, Breast MRI,
2D plus 3D breast imaging increases cancer detection rates by 11%, and could be particularly useful in detecting cancer in women with dense breasts.
Based on a new study, the discussion on whether the density of breasts can affect the image resolution of mammograms has been rekindled.
It is known that a high proportion of dense breast tissue, as seen with a mammogram, is associated with a high risk of breast cancer.
Half of Americans are diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. According the National Cancer Institute, 192,370 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, and more than 40,000 women will die from it this year alone. Medical physicists are leading the fight against breast cancer with the development of new imaging technologies and improving existing techniques.
For the most part, the effort to find new ways to battle cancer has been one of occasional small victories and many dead ends. But it has long been known that the sooner cancer can be detected, the better chance doctors have of beating it.
By The Associated Press A radioactive tracer that "lights up" cancer hiding inside dense breasts showed promise in its first big test against mammograms, revealing more tumors and giving fewer false alarms, doctors reported Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Remember peeking through a View-Master? Scientists are using the same concept behind the classic kids' toy to try to see mammograms in 3-D. The goal: A better way to check for breast cancer in women with breasts too dense for today's mammograms to give a clear picture.
By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Remember peeking through a View-Master? Scientists are using the same concept behind the classic kids' toy to try to see mammograms in 3-D.
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