Breast Cancer Breakthrough? 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

June 24, 2014 8:42 PM

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough? 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

New technologies could help resolve some of the controversy around breast-cancer screening — potentially improving the accuracy of scans that detect the cancer.

At the heart of confusion over when women should be screened is the question of whether mammography could be doing more harm than good because of the many false positives that send women for biopsies of lesions that often turn out to be harmless.

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