Tomosynthesis-Mammography Combo May Reduce Screening Recall Rates

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Nov. 24, 2013: Patients undergoing conventional mammography paired with tomosynthesis had significantly lower screening recall rates than those receiving mammography alone, according to a study published in the December issue of 


Missed Mammograms May Increase Risk Of Later Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013: Missed mammograms increase the risk of a later breast cancer diagnosis, according to a study in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Researchers from Marshfield Clinic Weston Center in Weston, Wis., and the University of Queensland in Australia undertook a retrospective study to identify patient characteristics associated with missed mammograms and associations between the missed screenings and later diagnosis of breast cancer.

Older Women in Appalachia May Have Higher Late-Stage Breast Cancer Rates

Thursday, September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013: Older women living in the poorest areas of Appalachia fail to get regular breast cancer screening and have a higher incidence of late-stage breast cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Health Services Research.


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