PMID: 3657596Aug 1, 1987Paper

Xeromammography

Maturitas
J B Buchanan

Abstract

Early detection of breast malignancy can insure more effective treatment and a more likely cure. The early detection of cancer of the breast has become the most vital factor in determining successful treatment, arresting the malignancy before it spreads to other organs. Women do not die from breast cancer--it is the cancer's invasion throughout the body and its affect on vital organ systems which ultimately kills the patient. It is, therefore, understandable why the earliest possible detection offers any woman the most favorable prognosis. Evaluation of the female breast using xeromammography techniques provides us with the technical capability of detecting breast cancer at the earliest and, in the majority of women, the most favorable stage. Using today's reduced dose techniques, any proposed risk, hypothetical or real, becomes insignificant.

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