Digital Mammography

Good Morning America did a review this week of various technologies for detecting breast cancer sooner. The clip highlights some solutions that are still years away from being readily available. It's still interesting coverage for us, as the StereoMirror is being used in clinical trials for digital mammography. Look for more announcements about this at RSNA.

Here's a highlight from the article that accompanies the GMA story.

 

Doctors said patients' best bet for now is using digital mammography to see the cancer in the smallest possible stage, which can make a huge difference. It can detect things traditional mammographies can't.

Sixty percent of the country has access to digital mammographies.

"I feel like it took me two centuries forward," said Dr. Karen Katz. "I can see so many things that I never saw before."

 

Diane

digital mammography , 3D , stereoscopic