3D mammograms becoming popular across United States

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

KAMR Local 4 News (6/25) reports that a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that 3D mammography screenings rose rapidly from 13 percent in 2015 to nearly 43 percent in 2017.

DBT rapidly rising despite lack of clinical evidence, industry agreement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Health Imaging (6/25) reports that while most studies demonstrating the benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) have been observational, use of the modality has risen dramatically over the past few years, according to a study of more than nine million women published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Popularity of 3D mammograms taking off

Monday, June 24, 2019

KXLY 4 News (6/24) reports that from 2015 to 2017, 3D mammography screening increased from 13% of screening examinations to 43%, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

Yale researchers predict 3D mammography to become standard of care

Monday, June 24, 2019

Med Tech Drive (6/24) reports on an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) from a group of Yale researchers who assert that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography, is on track to replace 2D mammography as the standard of care in breast cancer screening.

3-D mammograms are popular, but are they better than 2-D?

Monday, June 24, 2019

Science News (6/24) reports that while evidence that 3-D mammography technology actually reduces the number of deaths from breast cancer better than 2-D imaging is lacking, the use of the technology has skyrocketed in recent years, according to a new analysis of private insurance data.


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