New 3-D Mammograms Have Benefits, Risks


October 10, 2012

USA Today - Women are used to making complex choices about mammograms. Should they start at age 40 or 50? Should they be screened annually or every other year? Digital or traditional film? Now, a growing number of hospitals and radiology centers are asking women to consider yet another mammography option: Regular or 3-D? USA TODAY's Liz Szabo asked screening experts to talk about the risks, limitations and potential benefits of this new method of early cancer detection.

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