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Before the end ofthe American Cancer Society expects there to be more thannew cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed among women in the US. Your breast health matters and so does choosing the right team for your breast health care. She has practiced in the Twin Cities for the past 16 years, specializing in breast surgery.
So, is the new scan worth the extra cash? We went to Dr. Parker shows us a case where a 3D mammogram caught a cancer that wouldn't have been seen on a traditional 2D scan. The cancer is not visible on the traditional scan but can be clearly seen on the 3D version.
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Breast cancer care in the Twin Cities is rapidly moving toward less aggressive surgery for the disease when it has migrated to a woman's lymph nodes. Doctors at several metro-area cancer centers say they have already dialed back their surgical policies after learning about a stunning new study. The data showed there is no difference in survival between women who had more of their lymph nodes removed and those who did not.
The new rules will give patients more information following breast cancer screenings. The goal is to further reduce mortality. Last year more thanwomen learned they had breast cancer.
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