Mammography News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/1/2003
New Imaging Technique Spots Hidden Breast Tumors

It could benefit women at elevated risk of cancer

9/18/2003
North American Women Get More False-Positive Mammograms

That doesn't result in more diagnoses of early breast cancers

8/26/2003
A Faster, Cheaper, Better Mammogram

Digital technology improves results for dense tissue

8/12/2003
Screening Program Effective for Breast Cancer

Oregon effort helps low-income women get the checks they need

7/28/2003
New Benefits Found With Annual Mammograms

They can detect smaller tumors, sometimes avoiding mastectomy

7/10/2003
Get all the Facts on Breast Cancer Screening

Women need to be given more information about hotly debated tests, study says

6/16/2003
Detecting Breast Cancer: An Image Problem

MRIs often aren't the best diagnostic tool for low-risk patients

4/15/2003
Mammogram Pain Overrated

Researchers hope results help dispel myths, encourage more women to get them

4/8/2003
The Good Mammogram

Ways to ensure a thorough examination

3/21/2003
Sonography Superior for Some Breast Cancers

More accurate than mammography for women under 45 with symptoms

3/19/2003
Recommendation for Repeat Mammogram Overused

Few women had cancer at two-year follow-up, study finds

2/21/2003
Younger Women With Family History Skip Mammograms

New research says fear may be the key factor

2/20/2003
Timed Mammograms

Have the test when your breasts are least tender

2/18/2003
Getting a Clear Read on Your Mammogram

Accuracy of results may be affected by radiologist training

2/17/2003
Older, But Not Better About Having Mammograms

Older women not getting regular screenings; doctors not helping, study says

1/3/2003
Younger Women Do Benefit from Mammography

Screening finds cancers in earlier stages among women in their 40s, research shows

12/4/2002
Can Mammograms Spot Heart Disease?

Breast screening may catch indirect signs of heart trouble

10/16/2002
More Breast Screening Benefits

Mammography frequently detects non-invasive tumors

10/10/2002
Which Mammography Works Best?

National study will compare different types of screening

10/8/2002
Mammograms Get Vote of Confidence

Study finds women who get them regularly catch breast cancer in its earliest stage

10/1/2002
Breast Self-Exams Don't Save Lives: Study

But experts disagree on whether it's "dead"

8/26/2002
Getting the Message on Mammograms

Phone and mail reminders increase screenings

3/23/2002
Birth Control Pill Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Longer use heightens the odds, European conference hears

3/15/2002
New Study Backs Up Evidence That Mammograms Save Lives

Swedish re-analysis finds benefits of screenings can be seen in women as young as 50

2/21/2002
Government Backs Lifesaving Ability of Mammograms

Endorsement could end recent furor over merits of screening tool

2/4/2002
Taking Another Look at Mammograms

Second Look may detect tumors that were missed

1/31/2002
New Analysis Refutes U.S. Panel's Mammogram Stance

The breast cancer test does save lives, Cornell doctors say

12/28/2001
Immediate Mammogram Results Can be Costly

Docs warn that haste can make waste in terms of accuracy

9/22/2001
Mammograms Really Do Save Lives

They cut breast cancer mortality by 63 percent, new research finds

5/3/2001
Breast Screening Cuts Deaths 63 Percent

Lifestyle changes also help lower breast cancer risk