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3-D mammography increases cancer detection and reduces call-back rates, Penn study finds
Date:12/3/2013

m 4.28 to 5.24 per 1,000 patients, a 22 percent increase.

"Our study showed that we reduced our callback rate and increased our cancer detection rate," said Dr. Conant, the study's lead author. "The degree to which these rates were affected varied by radiologist. But importantly, the ratio of callback to cancer detection rate improved significantly for our radiologists."

The overall positive predictive valuethe proportion of positive screening mammograms from which cancer was diagnosedincreased from 4.1 percent to 6.0 percent with tomosynthnesis, a 46% increase.

Since October 2011, all screening mammograms at Penn Medicine now include tomosynthesis, according to Dr. Conant.

"It's the most exciting improvement to mammography that I have seen in my career, even more important than the conversion from film-screen mammography to digital mammography," she said. "The coming years will be very exciting, as we see further improvements in this innovative technology."


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Contact: Steve Graff
stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5653
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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