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Is Breast US, Mammography or Both Ideal for Women Under 40 With Focal Breast Symptoms?

Health Imaging (10/12, Moan) reported that breast ultrasound should be used as the primary initial imaging modality when evaluating focal breast symptoms in women 30 to 39 years old, according to research published Oct. 9 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Although mammography can detect symptomatic breast cancer, the researchers found its cancer detection rate (CDR) to be much lower than that of ultrasound.

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Author: Nicole Hardy
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