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Optical Society of America Release: Screening for Breast Cancer Without X-rays: Lasers and Sound Merge in Promising Diagnostic Technique



5/8/2012 10:46:28 AM

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X-ray mammography is an important diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer, but it has certain drawbacks that limit its effectiveness. For example, it can give in false positive and negative results; it also exposes women to low doses of ionizing radiation, which – while accepted as safe – still carry some risk.

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