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- Mammogram May Help Screen for Heart Disease
By screening for breast cancer, mammography
has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives. Using the test to also screen for heart disease might someday help save many thousands more.
Newsmax. Tuesday, 3 Dec 2019.
- MRI scans are much better at detecting cancer in women with dense breasts
Half of women over 40 have dense breasts, raising their risk of cancer and making cancer harder to spot on a mammogram
. A Dutch study found MRIs spot more cancers - but also have false positives.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 28 Nov 2019.
- Mammograms Every 2 Years Not Frequent Enough
Women who get mammograms every two years instead of annually might face a greater risk of being diagnosed with larger, later-stage breast tumors, a new, preliminary study suggests.
Newsmax. Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019.
- Journalist is diagnosed with breast cancer after she live streamed her mammogram for a segment
Ali Meyer, 41, discovered she had breast cancer and had live-streamed her screening test on Facebook to highlight awareness of the disease. Her recent mammogram
was clear of cancer.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 31 Oct 2019.
- GE Healthcare, Premier explore same-day breast cancer diagnosis clinic in U.S.
Currently, women often must wait several days or even weeks after a follow-up mammogram
before they know the results. GE and Premier want to change that.
Modern Healthcare. Thursday, 17 Oct 2019.
- Digital breast tomosynthesis increases cancer detection over full-field mammography
A new article compares cancer detection rates (CDR) for screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus full-field digital mammography
Science Daily. Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019.
- More breast cancers found with combined digital screening
A combination of digital mammography
and tomosynthesis detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography
alone, according to a new study.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018.
- Screening Mammography Lowers Breast Cancer Patients' Needs For Aggressive Treatment, Study Finds
Women in their forties without prior screening had significantly larger tumors and were much more likely to have positive lymph nodes.
Forbes. Friday, 4 May 2018.
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