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Mother and mammography becomes painless and intelligent

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011


A closer examination for women, less obtrusive, without pain and especially more effective. And because it offers mother, the new mammogram machine-fundamental examination of female breasts-that will ensure a better and very early diagnosis of any cancers.

Compared to the previous equipment for mammography, is based on PET, tomography which measure the metabolic activity of the tumor and allows to recognize and distinguish healthy cells from sick ones, when they already have a thickness of just over an inch (1.5 or so, compared with 5 mm of the conventional mammography), and therefore before become too dangerous. With the classic until now mammography was able to make a specific analysis to check for suspicious growths and nodules of breast, through a survey invasive. With this new technology, made by a group of EU-funded researchers, things will improve considerably. (more…)

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