By Denise Mann 

HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, March 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Newer scanning technology may spot more breast cancers and lower the rate of dreaded false positives, a large, new study shows.

Now available in a growing number of health care facilities, tomosynthesis uses low-dose X-rays and computer reconstructions to create 3D images of the breasts to find cancers. In contrast, traditional mammography creates 2D images of the breasts.

“Tomosynthesis is becoming the standard of care, and insurance typically covers it,” said study author Dr. Emily Conant, chief in the division of breast imaging at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,…


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