How can we improve breast cancer screening?
Breast Cancer Cancer mammogram

How can we improve breast cancer screening?

Dr. Talia Henkle
Dr. Talia Henkle

In 10 seconds? Researchers have developed a new system to help identify women who have an increased risk of breast cancer and are good candidates to undergo additional screening.

What’s the story? Breast cancer is the number one cause of cancer death among women in the USA and much of the world. Cancer researchers are trying to change that. The earlier cancer is caught, the easier it is to treat. Mammogram screenings, which have been widely in use since the 1980s, have been key in helping clinicians detect breast cancers earlier and increase breast cancer survival rates.

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