Important breast cancer detection method, mammograms, gets a 3D upgrade; Doctors get to "look through" tissue.
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In what doctors hope is a big step forward, new 3-D mammograms promise better detection and fewer false alarms for hundreds of thousands of American women.
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Mass General Imaging - Worcester now introduces 3D mammography technology that promises to improve breast cancer detection.
The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging—a technology called tomosynthesis—to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, according to the results of a multi-center study.
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