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MBI: Cost-Effective Secondary Breast Screening Method

2015 20 Aug

A Mayo Clinic study shows that molecular breast imaging (MBI) for women with dense breast tissue resulted in a lower cost per cancer detected than screening with mammography alone. MBI helped increase accuracy of breast cancer diagnosis, and in combination with mammography, resulted in cost savings of approximately 15 percent, according to the new study... Read more

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New Breast Exam Quadruples Breast Cancer Detection

2015 26 Jan

Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI), a new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic, nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue. Results of a major study show that MBI increased the detection rate of invasive breast cancers by more than 360 percent when used in addition to regular screening mammography.... Read more