Hologic’s Tomosynthesis Improves Cancer Detection Rates Of Mammography In Study
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
3D breast tomosynthesis improves the recall rate and cancer-detection rate of mammography, according to a retrospective study of 454,850 examinations. The results may be good news for Hologic, which has struggled to accelerate adoption for the technology due to lack of reimbursement.
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