There's A New Tool To Screen For Breast Cancer In Women At Higher Risk At Holy Redeemer Health SystemMammograms can miss cancer in women with dense breast tissue. A machine called A-bus - the Automated Breast Ultrasound System - is now being used at Holy Redeemer Health System.
European Researchers Developing Less Painful MammogramEuropean researchers are reporting that it is possible to perform mammography using pressure evenly exerted throughout breast and, therefore, less painful.
Regular Mammograms Are A MustBreast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in North American women. A mammogram is the only screening test shown to reduce breast cancer-related mortality.
Major Study Looks At Effectiveness Of Mammography For nearly three decades 130,000 Swedish women between 40 and 74 were followed to try to find out if mammography screening has an impact on breast cancer mortality.

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