3D Mammograms Offer Confidence in Screening

October 13, 2014 3:30 PM

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3D Mammograms Offer Confidence in Screening

One of the most frustrating parts of being a doctor is the all-too-frequent disconnect between scientific advancement and popular wisdom. While we live in a society that seems to thrive on more, faster, better information, what I see and experience every day are patients paralyzed by the volume of information they are receiving.

Nowhere have I seen this paralysis more clearly than in the raging debate over the value of mammograms. As a clinical breast radiologist, I see first hand, day in and day out, the benefits of finding cancer early with mammography. I know that I have saved women's lives by spotting early danger signs...

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