Tag: mammogram

Mammogram: A type of x-ray designed detect breast cancer in which the breast is compressed between two clear plates. Film-screen mammography is being replaced by digital mammography, which can be more accurate.

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10/22/12
Breast density and circulating sex hormones are independent breast cancer risk factors
08/31/12
High breast density is not linked to reduced breast cancer survival
06/20/12
Large breast size linked to reduced survival for ER+ breast cancer
05/06/12
What are the characteristics of breast cancer with low risk of recurrence?
04/16/12
Women with false positive mammograms more likely eventually to be diagnosed with breast cancer
10/14/11
High consumption of saturated fat is associated with increased breast density
04/24/11
Early detection with screening mammograms leads to improved breast cancer survival
02/24/11
Screening mammograms are less accurate in breast cancer survivors
01/16/11
Patterns of breast cancer in Black women suggest mammograms should start in 40s
01/04/11
Screening mammograms are most accurate during first week of menstrual cycle
11/12/10
Cadmium exposure may increase breast density, thereby heightening breast cancer risk
11/04/10
Pre-operative MRIs find additional disease in 20% of lobular breast cancer patients
05/02/10
Reductions in breast density can reduce breast cancer risk
03/17/10
Postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer should have MRI of the other breast
03/05/10
Annual MRIs recommended for women at high familial risk of breast cancer
02/08/10
Dense breasts more likely with a family history of breast cancer - what to do

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