New screening tool identifies more tumors than mammographies

New screening tool identifies more tumors than mammographies

Monday, May 18, 2015

New digital breast tomosynthesis technology finds more than 40 percent more breast tumors compared to mammography.  As the most common cancer in women, and the second deadliest according to the CDC, breast cancer will claim the lives of an estimated 40,290 American women in 2015.  Not only is the DBT tool significantly more effective at detecting tumors than mammograms, it also exposes women to less harmful radiation and is less painful.

This story ran in the Huffington Post on May 13, 2015.