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Does MRI plus mammography improve detection of new breast cancer after breast conservation therapy?

Does MRI plus mammography improve detection of new breast cancer after breast conservation therapy?

A new article published by JAMA Oncology compares outcomes for combined mammography and MRI or ultrasonography screenings for new breast cancers in women who have previously undergone breast conservation surgery and radiotherapy for breast cancer initially diagnosed at 50 or younger. Women who are treated with breast conservation surgery and radiotherapy remain at an increased […]

3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection and Cuts “Call Backs” Over Three Years

3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection and Cuts “Call Backs” Over Three Years

The increased cancer detection and reduced call backs associated with 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), can be maintained years after a patient’s first DBT screening with regularly scheduled DBT imaging, according to a JAMA Oncology study published online today from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  The […]

Mammography techs say women are confused on test timing

Mammography techs say women are confused on test timing

waff.com – Barbara Ford is being given a tour on some of the latest in breast cancer detection and treatment at Crestwood Women’s Center. She says consistent vigilance is important for her. “It’s so important in my case,” Ford said. “My maternal grandmother had to have a mastectomy due to breast cancer, as well as […]