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Breast Cancer Subtypes Now Identifiable via New Imaging Technique

2013 18 Oct

Findings of a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, reveal that metabolic activity in cancer cells can now be measured via a new optical imaging technique, enabling accurate differentiation of breast cancer subtypes. Early detection of treatment responses is possible as soon as two days following... Read more

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Some Women with Abnormal Breast Lesions May Avoid Surgery

2013 30 Jul

Women with a type of breast tissue abnormality associated with a higher risk of cancer may not always need surgery, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said that periodic imaging and clinical exam are effective in these patients when radiology and pathology findings are benign and in agreement. Atypical... Read more

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30 Percent Reduction in Breast Cancer Screening Recall Rate with Tomosynthesis: New Study

2013 30 Jul

Digital tomosynthesis is effective in reducing the recall rate in breast cancer screening, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.  Tomosynthesis is similar to mammography in that it relies on ionising radiation to generate images of the breast. However, unlike conventional mammography, tomosynthesis allows for three-dimensional... Read more

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Breast Imaging in High Risk Populations

2012 04 Oct

Recent evidence suggests that contrast-enhanced breast MRI is becoming an established technique that offers good quality in safety, performance and patient outcomes. In this article, Prof. Francesco Sardanelli, a frequently invited speaker and educator on this topic at international meetings, writes about the growing effectiveness of breast MRI, the... Read more