3D mammograms best way of detecting breast cancer: study

June 25, 2014 7:36 AM

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A new study found that adding 3D imaging to traditional mammography is more effective at detecting breast cancer — including the most lethal kind — and reducing false-positive results.

The largest-to-date study, led by a Chicago-area researcher, was based on 454,850 screening mammograms done at 13 sites nationwide, including at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

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