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DBT Screening Fails To Increase Use Of BI-RADS Category 3, Study Suggests.

Aunt Minnie (7/26, Yee) reports that “screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)” fails to raise “the use of BI-RADS category 3 – a designation that prompts intensive follow-up and tracking for up to two years and can provoke anxiety in patients,” a study published in Radiology says. Aunt Minnie adds “the findings are good news for women,” as “fewer BI-RADS 3 lesions translates into less uncertainty for women and potentially less healthcare costs,” according to the study’s researchers.

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Author: Alan Boyce
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