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4 years 8 months ago

Study: Digital mammography uses less radiation

Radiation exposure from digital mammography appears to be much lower than conventional film mammography. The latest digital mammographic imaging screening trial examined data from about 5,000 women. Researchers say the radiation dose from digital imaging was about 22-percent lower, on average, than film mammography. Both methods are similar...

4 years 8 months ago

Digital mammography uses less radiation

Radiation exposure from digital mammography appears to be much lower than conventional film mammography. The latest digital mammographic imaging screening trial examined data from about 5,000 women. Researchers say the radiation dose from digital imaging was about 22-percent lower, on average, than film mammography. Both methods are similar...

4 years 10 months ago

New mammography guidelines stir up controversy

New federal guidelines for breast cancer screening is causing controversy among doctors, cancer survivors, and advocacy groups. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends women who aren't in a high-risk group to start getting mammograms at the age of 50, instead of 40, every other year. The task force...

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