News tagged with breast lesions

Low rate of malignancy for BI-RADS category 3 lesions

(HealthDay)—A low malignancy rate is observed for Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) category 3 breast lesions detected by screening ultrasonography (US), according to research published ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Some women with abnormal breast lesions may avoid surgery

Surgery is not always necessary for women with a type of breast tissue abnormality associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said that period ...

Jul 30, 2013
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Two views are better than one in 3-D breast screening

One view 3D breast screening (tomosynthesis) means less radiation dose and about five seconds less compression, but a study from Yale University, New Haven, CT, found that obtaining both views is necessary to help ensure ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Novel MRI technique could reduce breast biopsies

Water diffusion measurements with MRI could decrease false-positive breast cancer results and reduce preventable biopsies, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the technique also c ...

Oct 02, 2012
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Study examines BI-RADS and MRI in predicting breast cancer

A large, multicenter study found that the Breast Imaging and Reporting Data Systems (BI-RADS) terminology used by radiologists to classify breast imaging results is useful in predicting malignancy in breast lesions detected ...

May 15, 2012
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