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Annual Over Biennial Mammograms Linked to Less Advanced Breast Cancer

November 27, 2019

A new retrospective study addresses the question of how often to screen for breast cancer, suggesting benefits to…
3D mammography is more effective than 2D one, but we don’t know what it means yet

October 22, 2019

Mammography is a well-known word for women. Women over 30 should have mammography done regularly as an early…
Annual mammography screenings aren’t the best option for female survivors of some childhood cancers

July 11, 2019

Female survivors of childhood cancers who have been treated with thoracic radiation, such as survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma…
Women perceive the potential benefits of mammograms to be more important than the potential harms

May 9, 2019

In 2009, disagreement in the health community arose following a recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task…
Many Women Get Unnecessary Mammograms Before Breast Reduction Surgery

February 1, 2019

Each year, thousands of younger women with no known risk of breast cancer get mammograms before having breast…
A Radiologist Explains What to Expect at Your First Mammogram

October 31, 2018

The days leading up to a woman’s first mammogram can be intimidating. The screening, after all, has one purpose: to…
Breast Cancer Follow-Up Imaging Varies Widely, Study Finds

July 16, 2018

Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study…
Laser-sonic Scanner Aims to Replace Mammograms for Finding Breast Cancer

June 20, 2018

Early detection has been shown to increase breast cancer survival rates, but many women avoid having their mammograms…
ORNL researchers use AI to improve mammogram interpretation

June 19, 2018

In an effort to reduce errors in the analyses of diagnostic images by health professionals, a team of…
Cultural background plays role in patients’ decision to have mammograms

June 15, 2017

Clinicians, social workers and medical professionals should be aware of how cultural factors influence whether individuals choose to…
Mammograms: Are we overdiagnosing small tumors?

June 9, 2017

An analysis of breast cancer data revealed that many small breast cancers have an excellent prognosis because they…
Spinoff releases new module to help women, doctors decide on mammogram

January 26, 2017

HealthDecision, LLC, a 7-year old startup with deep roots at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has just released the…
New mammogram hotspots predict future breast cancers

October 13, 2016

Melbourne researchers have discovered a new way to interpret mammograms that could transform routine breast screening and save…
Breast density matters in detection of breast cancer

October 4, 2016

Almost eight percent of women have extremely high breast density, which increases their cancer risk and can make…
New approach to mammograms could improve reliability

September 18, 2015

Detecting breast cancer in women with dense mammary tissues could become more reliable with a new mammogram procedure…
Women with Dense Breasts May Not Need More Screening

May 20, 2015

As the debate continues to swirl around the medical significance of dense breasts and whether extra screening should…
Nipple Aspirate Test is No Substitute for Mammogram

December 16, 2013

Many women admit that getting a mammogram is no fun, and may wish there was an easier, more…
Breakthrough technique images breast tumors in 3-D with great clarity, reduced radiation

October 29, 2012

Like cleaning the lenses of a foggy pair of glasses, scientists are now able to use a technique…
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