Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 23rd, 2007
Breast ultrasound has long been established as a preferred modality for diagnostic breast imaging, especially in women with dense breasts. Dense breast tissue is a major contributor to missed cancers by x-ray mammography. Ultrasound can penetrate dense breast tissue and provide high quality images to detect cancers that cannot be seen by conventional x-ray mammography. It is estimated that 40-50% of...
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