3-D mammograms find more cancers, but do they save lives?

June 24, 2014 8:07 PM

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3-D mammograms find more cancers, but do they save lives?

A new study shows that so-called 3-D mammograms find more breast cancer than regular digital mammograms, leading some doctors to predict that the exams will someday become the standard of care.

Other breast cancer advocates caution that doctors still don't know whether finding these extra cancers will actually save lives, however, or simply lead more women to treatment.

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