30 nov. 2015

The evolution of breast screening (infographic)

HEALTHCARE - BORSTKANKER 1 min om te lezen

Since the 1960s, mammography has been the gold standard for breast cancer screening. Later, new imaging techniques, such as the breast ultrasound and MRI, further improved breast cancer detection as they enable closer examination of uncertain findings in a mammogram. Today, these and newly emerging technologies are used as complementary screening tools, especially for high-risk patients, as this dramatically improves breast cancer diagnosis accuracy.