DBT Improves Breast Cancer Screening In Younger Women, Study Suggests.

Aunt Minnie (4/13, Yee) reports that according to a study published online April 9 in the American Journal of Roentgenology, “adding digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to digital mammography improves breast cancer screening in women younger than 50, decreasing recalls and finding more cancers in those who have dense tissue.” The study findings “address the ongoing debate about whether screening mammography’s benefits outweigh its potential harms in younger women,” and offer support for its use in this population, the article says.

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