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More research needed on evaluation of dense breasts

A systematic review of the scientific literature on dense breasts by researchers at UC Davis and other institutions has found that determinations of breast density can be unreliable and that as many as 19 percent of women ...

Jan 11, 2016
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Breast MRI may lead to overdiagnosis for older women

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast has become part of routine medical care for many women undergoing breast cancer surgery, but these highly sensitive tests might identify health problems that would not otherwise ...

Dec 02, 2015
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Tell-tale biomarker detects early breast cancer

Researchers have shown that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can detect the earliest signs of breast cancer recurrence and fast-growing tumors. Their approach detects micromestastases, breakaway tumor cells with the potential ...

Aug 12, 2015
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Watching the death throes of tumours

A clinical trial due to begin later this year will see scientists observing close up, in real time – and in patients – how tumours respond to new drugs.

Feb 26, 2015
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FDA approves high-tech breast imaging system

After more than a decade of development and data-gathering—including breast scans on nearly 700 women and 79 patents issued—the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a breast-cancer imaging system invented by ...

Feb 04, 2015
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