Time to modernize breast cancer screening ?

By Dr Kristina Lång

A mini-review of the Malmö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial. 

The Malmö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial is a large population based screening trial designed to evaluate the use of one-view breast tomosynthesis, with reduced compression force, as a stand-alone screening modality. Initial results show a substantially increased cancer detection rate compared to mammography and a still-acceptable elevation of the recall and false-positive rates.

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