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Women in general can be considered for a 3D mammogram if they are being screened for breast cancer. However, women with dense tissue in their breast should not consider anything else, but 3D imaging. The ability to view the entire breast is far more…

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When it comes to diagnosing breast cancer, a breast MRI is relatively new, but is becoming one of the most dependable tests for detecting abnormalities in the breast. It uses a powerful magnet to produce hundreds of images, using gadolinium, a…

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Technology progression is constant, and the tools for early breast cancer detection are always improving. Women going in for breast cancer screening today could experience 2D or 3D imaging. Both are good. But, there are some differences… Technology –…

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Approved by the FDA in 2011, 3D mammography is technology that allows for multiple images of breast tissue, and recreate it in a 3D image of the breast. Another term for 3D mammography is breast tomosynthesis. A radiologist will have access to clearer…

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Each state is different, but there is a general list of diagnoses that will most likely generate a recommendation for a 3D breast MRI. The doctor might recommend a 3D breast MRI with CAD, if you have been diagnosed with the following: Malignant Neoplasm…

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CAD does not change the way the patient goes through a mammogram. The patient will not notice a difference in the test, but will benefit in the results. The radiologist can review a mammogram first, without CAD analysis. This allows them to make a…

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CAD can help radiologists detect cancer, as well as the size and location of the cancer, more accurately and quickly than before. And, this could alter a treatment plan for a cancer patient. For example, before 3D breast MRI with CAD, a patient might have…

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Modern technology has been changing lives for a very long time, as technology evolves the way patients are treated and diagnosed. It’s hard to keep up with the latest diagnostic tests and machines, but it’s a good problem to have in medicine. When it…

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Yes, it is, for most patients. There is no risk for the majority of patients needing breast cancer screening, especially when all policies and guidelines are followed appropriately. But, people who have heart surgery can safely go through a breast MRI, as…

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Breast MRI’s are continuously studied, so the scan is still evolving. The test can be highly advantageous for high-risk situations for patients, such as dense tissue in the breasts. However, it is not guaranteed that all cancers will be detected. A breast…
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