News tagged with screening mammography
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New Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) research suggests that routine mammography screeninglong viewed as an essential tool in detecting early breast cancersmay in fact lead to a significant amount of overdiagnosis ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Breast cancer screening has not played a direct part in the reductions of breast cancer mortality in recent years, says a new study published on bmj.com today.
Cancer Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Three-dimensional breast screens (mammograms) could offer substantial improvements in cancer detection and reducing false positives when used in conjunction with traditional two-dimensional mammograms, according to the results ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center predict that advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch because mammography is not a "one strategy fits all" technology.
Cancer Apr 05, 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
Among older women, getting a mammogram every two years was just as beneficial as getting a mammogram annually, and led to significantly fewer false positive results, according to a study led by UC San Francisco.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Regular mammography screening can help narrow the breast cancer gap between black and white women, according to a retrospective study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in August.
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preventive mammography rates in women in their 40s have dropped nearly 6 percent nationwide since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine mammograms for women in this age group, a Mayo ...
Cancer Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The No Touch Breast Scan (NTBS), an infrared thermography modality, is not as reliable as mammography for detecting breast cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the ...
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
False-positive mammograms could be an indicator of underlying pathology that could result in breast cancer, according to a study published April 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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As soon as women quit hormone therapy, their rates of new breast cancer decline, supporting the hypothesis that stopping hormones can lead to tumor regression, according to a report e-published in Cancer Epidemiology, Bi ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As a woman ages, her chances of being diagnosed with a lower-risk breast tumor increase, according to a novel study led by UCSF which found that for women over 50, a substantial number of cancers detected by mammograms have ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Probability model estimates proportion of women who survive breast cancer detected through screening
A model used to estimate breast cancer survival rates found that the probability that a woman with screen-detected breast cancer will avoid a breast cancer death because of screening mammography may be lower than previously ...
Cancer Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified unhealthy substance use as a risk factor for not receiving all appropriate preventive health services. The findings, ...
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Tomosynthesis (3D mammography) is better able to show infiltrating ductal carcinoma than 2D mammography in women at increased risk of breast cancer, a new study shows.
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