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New Breast Imaging Technology Targets Hard-to-Detect Cancers
Date:12/2/2008

colleagues reviewed the records of 159 women with at least one suspicious or cancerous lesion found by mammography or physical exam, who had undergone BSGI to determine if additional lesions were present.

BSGI results showed an additional suspicious lesion missed by mammography and physical exam in 46 (29 percent) of the women. In 14 (36 percent) of the 39 women who underwent biopsy, the newly discovered lesions were cancerous.

"The data suggest that BSGI allows for the diagnosis of more and earlier breast cancers," Dr. Brem said.

Dr. Brem pointed out that BSGI is not meant to replace mammography, but to be used as an adjunct to mammography. "It is an excellent tool for locating difficult-to-detect cancers and for screening high-risk women who have normal mammograms and physical examination," she said.

    AT A GLANCE
    -- Breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) is an effective method of
    detecting hard-to-find breast cancer.
    -- BSGI identifies cancers not visible on mammograms and not found by
    clinical examination.
    -- BSGI findings are based on the metabolic activity of cancer cells.

Disclosure: Dr. Brem is on the board of directors of iCAD, Inc., a board member of Dilon Technologies LLC and a consultant for Orbotech Ltd.

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RSNA is an association of more than 42,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists committed to excellence in patient care through education and research. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Ill. (RSNA.org)

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