3D mammograms may be useful in investigating abnormalities, but as a means of routine screening, they may do more harm than good.
3D mammography is becoming more widely available, but is it superior to the traditional 2D technology for breast cancer detection? The answer isn't clear-cut.
Dr. Karen Lindfors, a professor of radiology and chief of breast imaging at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, examines the mammogram of a patient.
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The majority of research suggests the benefits of mammography screening greatly outweigh the harms for women over age 40.
A recent Canadian trial reports breast cancer over-diagnosis rates of up to 55 per cent, from routine screening mammograms.
October is breast cancer awareness month. Women should know there is no reliable evidence that routine mammograms reduce death from breast cancer, and there's good evidence that they cause harm.
A woman speaks up at a town hall gathering with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) in March 2017.
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When should a woman start having mammograms?
How different are the new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the American Cancer Society? A professor of radiology explains what the new guidelines say about when women should start having yearly mammograms.
Women with DCIS or stage 0 breast cancer have the same chance of dying from breast cancer as the rest of the population – 3.3%.
We're told that finding symptoms of disease early will prevent the more serious consequences. But for pre-cancerous lesions, also known as stage 0 breast cancer, the picture is much more complicated.
Today Show host, Lisa Wilkinson, undergoing a mammogram live on the Channel 9’s Today Show.
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Celebrities have taken to “live” mammograms on television, undergoing this usually very private procedure in a rather public way. This includes Today show co-host Lisa Wilkinson, and news presenter, Georgie…