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Increase Good, Decrease Bad -- Tomosynthesis May Improve Detection of Breast Ca


Background: Mammographic screening is the most widely recommended screening modality for the detection of breast cancer, although mammography has well-documented limitations, including the problem of overlapping fibroglandular tissue that may obscure a cancer. By obtaining images of the breasts at different depths and displaying them as multiple slices, digital breast tomosynthesis has been designed to decrease the amount of overlapping fibroglandular breast tissue that may obscure more...
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