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  1. Study Finds 3-D Mammograms More Accurate

    A new study says 3-D mammography technology, or tomosynthesis, increases breast cancer detection rates and reduces false alarms compared to the traditional two-dimensional mammogram. With nearly one in eight American women developing invasive breast cancer at some point in their lives, preventative screening is crucial, but the study doesn’t address whether the new technology helps save lives. At $500,000 a unit, some experts question whether the price tag and added radiation exposure are too high a cost.

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