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#RSNA18: Overweight women need frequent mammograms

2018 27 Nov

In a study presented during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers found that overweight women are at increased risk of missing to discover a breast tumor until it has grown too large. The results show that women with a higher measure of body fat based on height and weight (BMI) might need to... Read more

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#RSNA18: Mammography screening women over 75? Yes!

2018 20 Nov

Women aged 75 and older should continue to perform mammography screening as a high occurrence of breast cancer was found among this older age group in a new study that will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). There has been controversy in recent years on what the cut-off age should be... Read more

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Study: US Breast Cancer Detection Rate Comparable to Mammography

2015 28 Dec

A new study shows that breast cancer detection rate with ultrasound (US) is comparable with mammography, with a greater proportion of invasive and node-negative cancers among US detections. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) , have led researchers to advise that US should be considered when testing for the... Read more