Promising Diagnostic Technique to Screen for Breast Cancer, Without X-Rays, University of Twente Study

Published: May 09, 2012

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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