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Breast tomosynthesis combined with conventional digital mammography is the standard of care for screening mammography at all locations where Mass General provides breast imaging services.
In large study populations to assess the screening performance of breast tomosynthesis in clinical settings, breast tomosynthesis plus digital mammography compared to digital mammography alone was consistently associated with:
Friedwald et al. Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis in Combination With Digital Mammography. JAMA. 2014;311(24):2499-2507.
Skaane et al. Comparison of digital mammography alone and digital mammography plus tomosynthesis in a population-based screening program. Radiology. 2013 Apr; 267(1):47-56.Rose et al. Implementation of breast tomosynthesis in a routine screening practice: an observational study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jun; 200(6):1401-8.Haas et al. Comparison of tomosynthesis plus digital mammography and digital mammography alone for breast cancer screening. Radiology. 2013 Dec; 269(3):694-700.
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