News tagged with mammograms

The mammogram debate

When Mette Kalager published the results of her study of routine mammography screening in two Norwegian counties in September, controversy erupted.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Cancer
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Screening mammograms catch second breast cancers early

More women are surviving longer after having early-stage breast cancer, but they are at risk of developing breast cancer again: a recurrence or a new cancer, in either breast. Annual screening (a.k.a. "surveillance") mammography ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Cancer
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US approves first 3-D mammogram

The first three-dimensional mammogram device was approved Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration, in the hopes that the new technology would improve early breast cancer detection.

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Cancer
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