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The New Standard for Breast Cancer Screening

DBT- DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS (3D MMGs) SHOWN TO BE SUPERIOR TO DM – DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY (2D MMGs)

A recently published Academic Radiology study added to the body of evidence showing DBT is more effective and efficient than 2D mammography alone. The study analyzed outcomes associated with more than 190,000 DBT exams and more than 130,000 DM exams over a two-year period at 39 imaging facilities across two healthcare systems.

Among its findings, the study solidified DBT as the gold standard of care for breast cancer screening

Benefits of Full DBT Conversion

DBT recall rates were lower at sites that predominantly perform DBT screening (8.02%), compared to facilities that perform a mix of DM alone and DBT screening (10.43%).

DBT Outperforms DM for All Breast Density Categories

Recall rates were lower and cancer detection rates were higher for DBT compared to DM across all breast density categories.

The New Standard for Breast Cancer Screening

Not only is DBT the indisputable standard for breast cancer screening, the Hologic 3D Mammography™ exam is the only mammogram proven to be superior for women of all ages and breast densities, including those with dense breasts. In fact, Hologic’s 3Dimensions™ mammography system is the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system capable of delivering a more comfortable mammogram. The new system completely transforms the patient experience, improving comfort without sacrificing image quality, exam time, dose or workflow. Not only is the system clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram, the Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam is also proven to detect 20-65% more invasive cancers than 2D alone.