Impact of Digital Mammography on Cancer Detection and Recall Rates

Published today in the journal of Radiology: In a large scale study of 11.3 million screening episodes in the English National Health Service Breast Cancer Screening Program, the overall cancer detection rate was 14 percent greater with digital mammography, with substantially higher detection of grade 1 and grade 2 invasive cancers—early-stage cancers that could advance to life-threatening disease if not detected and treated early enough.

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