3D Mammography finds more invasive cancers and reduces unnecessary recalls, JAMA study shows

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
CLEVELAND – 3D Mammography finds significantly more invasive cancers and reduces unnecessary recalls, according to a large, retrospective study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study features data from University Hospitals Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center.
 
The study, the largest of its kind, focused on the impact of 3D mammography at a diverse range of sites across the U.S, looking at nearly half a million mammograms at 13 sites.
Key Findings:
  • 41percent increase in invasive cancer detected with 3D mammography
  • 15 percent decrease in unnecessary recalls for false alarms
  • 29 percent increase in the detection of all breast cancers

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