Mammograms Go 3D


Denise Heidel 407

When it comes to breast cancer, consider these disturbing statistics*: About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer. A woman’s risk of breast cancer approximately doubles if she has a first-degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. About 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. These are some alarming numbers. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who