News tagged with dense breasts
2D plus 3D breast imaging increases cancer detection rates by 11%, and could be particularly useful in detecting cancer in women with dense breasts, a new study suggests.
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Screening breast ultrasound performed after mammography on women with greater than 50% breast density detects an additional 3.4 cancers or high risk lesions per one thousand woman screened, a detection rate just under that ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study that compared the benefits and harms of the frequency of screening mammography to age, breast density and postmenopausal use of hormone therapy (HT) suggests that woman ages 50 to 74 years who undergo biennial screenings ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of women undergoing routine screening mammography found that many of them would be interested in pursuing additional screening tests if notified they had dense breast tissue, despite the possibility of false positives, ...
Cancer Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More American women are getting the word that they may have breasts too dense for mammograms to give a good picture. What's not so clear is what to make of that information.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0