3-D Tests Are More Accurate in Detecting Breast Cancer

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By Molly Clifton

Three dimensional technology is now making it easier for doctors detect breast cancer.

Hospitals are just starting to use 3-D mammography and a new study in the journal Radiology finds its more effective.

Researchers say 3-D is accurate 91 percent of the time compared to 87 percent for the standard 2 dimensional test.

 



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