Breast cancer detection using automated whole breast ultrasound and mammography in radiographically dense breasts

@inproceedings{Kelly2009BreastCD,
  title={Breast cancer detection using automated whole breast ultrasound and mammography in radiographically dense breasts},
  author={Kevin M. Kelly and Judy Dean and Warren Scott Comulada and S. J. Lee},
  booktitle={European Radiology},
  year={2009}
}
Mammography, the standard method of breast cancer screening, misses many cancers, especially in dense-breasted women. We compared the performance and diagnostic yield of mammography alone versus an automated whole breast ultrasound (AWBU) plus mammography in women with dense breasts and/or at elevated risk of breast cancer. AWBU screening was tested in 4,419 women having routine mammography (Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00649337). Cancers occurring during the study and… CONTINUE READING

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