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 ...

Radiology & Imaging

Q&A: Dense breast tissue and molecular breast imaging

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After a recent mammogram, I was told that I have dense breast tissue. What does that mean? Should I be concerned? What does that mean for my future screenings?

Oncology & Cancer

'Fast' MRI detects breast cancers that 3-D mammograms may miss

Beth Reisboard, 76, was relieved in 2018 when she received the results from her annual mammogram: "Negative." But her OB-GYN suggested she have a second screening. Reisboard has dense breasts, which means there are certain ...

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

New study supports mammography screening at 30 for some women

A new, large-scale study of more than 5 million mammograms found that annual mammography screening beginning at age 30 may benefit women with at least one of three specific risk factors: dense breasts, a personal history ...

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