A study suggests that an experimental type of digital mammogram, called digital mammography with photon-counting technique, is slightly more accurate and exposes the breasts to less radiation than... Read More
A Norwegian study suggests that digital mammograms have a lower call-back rate than film mammograms. Read More
A large Canadian study questions the value of mammograms, but many experts say the study is flawed and misleading. Read More
Research shows that the benefits of screening mammograms are more consistent studies than has been previously reported and that almost all studies show a sizable reduction in deaths from breast... Read More
Mammography Blog Posts
Doctors Weigh In: Do Mammograms Really Save Lives?
Posted on: Nov 5, 2013
[Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on October 30, 2013, on Philly.com. It is borrowed with permission.]
After asking the question, “Are Mammograms really saving lives?” two weeks ago,...
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The Mammography Debate
Posted on: Feb 19, 2013
Confused by all the fighting over the value of mammography? There’s been an active — even fierce — debate about the value of mammography, especially since the November 2009 U.S. Preventive Services...
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How Doctors Interpret Mammograms
Mammogram Results: Breast Imaging Reporting and Database System (BI-RADS)
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