breast cancer survivor http://wuis.org en Mammography In 3D http://wuis.org/post/mammography-3d <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Illinois requires insurance companies to cover routine mammograms, but that doesn't necessarily include a new method of detecting breast cancer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A mammogram is a low-dose of x-rays doctors use to spot breast cancer. An important tool, to be sure, but one that can result in false-positives.</span></p><p>Dr. Sarah Friedewald says that'll happen a lot less if women also get a 3D mammogram. Likewise, she says, the new technology makes it easier to spot abnormalities.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:10:02 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12025 at http://wuis.org Mammography In 3D