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A test that measures how quickly cells are dividing is an accurate way for physicians to predict the aggressiveness of breast cancer tumors, even among women with very early stages of the disease. ...


Digital mammography does not appear provide improvements over traditional film X-rays in the ability to detect cases of breast cancer. The technology does, however, offer other benefits, including sl ...


Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center found that women whose breast cancer was detected by screening mammography had a significantly better prognosis than those whose can ...


Preliminary results from clinical trial of digital versus film mammography show no difference in detecting breast cancer for the general population of women in the trial. However, those women with den ...


Researchers from the University of California – Davis reported that breast Computed Tomography ( CT ) may be better than mammography at detecting breast lesions and is much more comfortable for wome ...


In a study, researchers presented astonishing new evidence that the dog may have the capacity to contribute to the process of early cancer detection. Other scientific studies have documented the a ...


Expanding the use of positron emission tomography ( PET ) technology can provide early and accurate assessment of a tumor's response to a particular therapy allowing physicians to better tailor a pati ...


The management of metastatic breast cancer requires monitoring of the tumor burden to determine the response to treatment, and improved biomarkers are needed. Biomarkers such as cancer antigen 15-3 ( ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a new use for Lymphoseek ( Technetium 99m tilmanocept ) injection, a radioactive diagnostic imaging agent used to help doctors determine the exten ...


The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force ( Task Force ) has posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence documents on screening for breast cancer. The Task Force, an independent, voluntee ...