Tuesday, January 24, 2006

A new twist in finding hard to detect breast cancer

Dr. Jay Adlersberg, Seven Online, January 23, 2006
There's a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer. It's called 'Breast Specific Gamma Imaging." It doesn't replace mammography, but it does help spot cancers. Tests that find breast cancer early, the mammogram xray series and the MRI both have drawbacks. The mammogram sometimes misses cancers, and the MRI finds too many spots, some of which turn out not to be cancers. Now there's a new twist on an old technique, which is helping doctors find cancers when other tests fail. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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