Search Tag: mammographic density

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New study confirms higher cancer rate in women with dense breasts

2018 27 Jun

Women with mammographically dense breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates, as well as increased odds of screen-detected and interval breast cancer, according to new research published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers used automated software to help classify mammographic density in 107,949 women ages 50 to 69 from BreastScreen... Read more

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ECR 2018: Digital breast tomosynthesis: ready for prime time in Europe?

2018 07 Mar

Results from clinical trials of digital breast tomosynthesis in Sweden and Norway were reported at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has achieved impressive results in the United States, but adoption in European public screening programmes is awaiting clinical and economic data... Read more