Oncology & Cancer

Digital breast tomosynthesis improves invasive cancer detection

Breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) offers significant advantages over digital mammography, including improved cancer detection and lower false negative rates, according to a study published in ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study pinpoints women who benefit less from 3-D mammograms

A new comparison of two breast-screening technologies has found that, for most women, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT, also called 3-D mammography) is superior to digital mammography for cancer detection and for reducing ...

Radiology & Imaging

Tomosynthesis outperforms digital mammography in five-year study

A new study published in the journal Radiology has found that the advantages of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) over digital mammography (DM), including increased cancer detection and fewer false positive findings, are ...

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 ...

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