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Now More Advantages For Looking at Breasts in 3D
« on: July 15, 2013, 05:32:11 AM »
3-D breast biopsies offer new hope in fight against cancer

Women tested for breast cancer at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC now have a faster screening option that eventually could supplant older screening techniques across the country.

Last month, Magee became the first hospital in the country to perform a 3-D guided breast biopsy, a procedure that more quickly and accurately locates possible cancers and exposes patients to less radiation than older methods, said Jules Sumkin, chief of radiology at Magee...