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mammography

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FDA OKs mammogram that halves radiation exposure

Swedish company Sectra's digital mammography system uses "photon counting" tech to reduce the radiation dose by half of what's found in other digital or film-based systems.

By May. 5, 2011

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Routine mammography's potential harm: Overdiagnosis

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health estimate that for every 2,500 women invited to screening, only one life will be saved.

By Apr. 3, 2012

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How a smart bra could one day outdo the mammogram

The Breast Tissue Screening Bra in the works is non-invasive, painless, and may even be more accurate than 3D mammography.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Device aims to eliminate multiple breast-cancer surgeries

Grad students at Johns Hopkins say their prototype device enables pathologists to inspect excised breast tissue so fast that more can be removed -- if necessary -- during the same operation.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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A new way to predict breast cancer survival

Researchers at Columbia University win a breast cancer prognosis challenge with a new computational model, which could potentially improve models for diagnosing and treating many types of cancer.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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Kaiser's high-tech doctor's office on wheels

The health care organization is about to ship a state-of-the-art mobile health vehicle to Hawaii, where it will offer a range of services to uninsured women.

By Jun. 15, 2009

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New blood test speeds up cancer detection

The University of Nottingham and spinoff company Oncimmune have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer as many as five years earlier than mammography and CT scans.

By Jun. 2, 2010

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Mobile breast scanner for at-home screening

A professor at Manchester University invents a scanner based on radio frequency technology that can fit over a bra and whose screen flags tumors as red dots.

By Oct. 27, 2010

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New frontier for NASA imaging software: Breasts

A new imaging system uses software developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to analyze mammograms, ultrasounds, etc., in greater detail than previously possible.

By Oct. 14, 2010

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Medical-imaging procedures always worth the risk?

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds more people exposed to moderate-, high-, and very high-density doses of radiation through CT scans of the abdomen, pelvis, and chest.

By Aug. 31, 2009