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Study Finds Tomosynthesis Reduces Recall Rates, Increases Detection of Cancer in Younger Women

MedPage Today (11/29, Susman) reports on a study presented at a radiology conference finding “the addition of tomosynthesis to mammography provided better screening performance and lower recall rates, as well as higher invasive cancer detection in younger women.” The study found a 6 percent decrease in recalls with tomosynthesis, with “a relative increase in invasive cancer detection of 67%.” The study was based on “65,457 screening examinations among women under age 50.” 

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