Radiology & Imaging

3-D mammography: More breast cancers detected

A pilot trial of 3-D mammography—tomosynthesis—has shown that breast cancer detection, recall for assessment, and screen reading time were each higher than for standard mammography, but it is too soon to tell if more ...

Surgery

Breast cancers detected at smaller size in women with implants

Breast augmentation with implants does not interfere with the ability to detect later breast cancers—in fact, cancers may be detected at a smaller size in breasts with implants, according to a study in the April issue of ...

Other

X-ray light revolutionaries

The ETH spin-off GratXray is working to improve precision in mammography. With the help of an innovative new device, breast cancer detection might not only become more accurate, but also painless. This is a revolutionary ...

Oncology & Cancer

Routine mammograms do save lives

A recent article published by The Conversation Canada stated routine mammographies do not save lives – and that the harms of screening outweigh the benefits.

Oncology & Cancer

New models in largest breast cancer clinical trial in Oklahoma

A University of Oklahoma and Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City research team is set to begin the largest breast cancer clinical trial ever performed in Oklahoma. The team has developed new breast cancer risk prediction models ...

Oncology & Cancer

Dogs detect breast cancer from bandage: researchers

Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth which had touched the breast of a woman with a tumour, researchers said Friday, announcing the results of an unusual, but promising, diagnostic trial.

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