mammogram

This undated combination provided by Hologic shows three images, an image taken using conventional mammography, top left, an image using 3D mammography, top right, with a tumor circled that wasn’t visible on the first image, and a close up image of the region of interest on the 3D mammography. A large study that was published Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that adding breast screening with 3D imaging to conventional digital mammograms is slightly better at finding cancer than regular scans alone, with fewer false alarms. (AP Photo/Courtesy Hologic)

3-D mammogram scans may find more breast cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says 3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, but whether that means saving more lives isn’t known. The study involved almost half a million breast […]

06/24/2014

A mammogram procedure. (AP Photo/American Cancer Society)

Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28%

LONDON (AP) — In the latest major study to consider whether the dangers of mammograms outweigh the benefits, experts say the tests can reduce the chances of dying from breast cancer by nearly 30 percent […]

06/17/2014

A mammogram procedure. (AP Photo/American Cancer Society)

Study disputes value of routine mammograms

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms. The research suggests that these screening X-rays do not lower the risk of dying of breast cancer […]

02/12/2014

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Calif. law requires new warning after breast exam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California women will get more information following their routine breast examinations under a state law that is now in effect.

04/01/2013