Less Pain, Risk-Based Screens?

December 3, 2014 8:23 PM

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CHICAGO -- Researchers say a device to standardize the pressure applied during mammography could cut the pain of breast compression, while another group of researchers here found that risk-based screening for women in their 40s likely misses 75% of tumors in that age group.

A third study also presented at the Radiological Society of North America meeting suggested adding a 3-dimensional view to digital mammography would help with detection in dense or fatty breasts.

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