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By combining optical and x-ray imaging, radiologists may be better able to distinguish cancer from benign lesions in the breast, according to an MGH study.

Combined Imaging Technologies May Better Identify Cancerous Breast Lesions

09/Nov/2010

By combining optical and x-ray imaging, radiologists may be better able to distinguish cancer from benign lesions in the breast, according to a new study published in the online edition and January issue of Radiology. Researchers at Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital helped develop a combined optical/x-ray imaging system capable of obtaining both structural and functional information of the breast.

Link to full Radiological Society of North America release.

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