Mammography

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

ABC News correspondent Amy Robach (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision for Advertising Week/AP Images, File)

ABC’s Amy Robach to have double mastectomy

NEW YORK (AP) — A month after undergoing a mammogram on “Good Morning America,” ABC’s Amy Robach said Monday she has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery this week. The […]

11/11/2013

CDC: Breast cancer death rate highest for black women

ATLANTA (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than white women are. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of […]

11/14/2012

Mammograms: For 1 life saved, 3 women overtreated

LONDON (AP) – Breast cancer screening for women over 50 saves lives, an independent panel in Britain has concluded, confirming findings in U.S. and other studies. But that screening comes with a cost: The review […]

10/29/2012

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