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Breast Cancer Screening With Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography

David Seidenwurm, MD1; Robert Rosenberg, MD2
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1Sutter Medical Group, Sacramento, California
2Radiology Associates of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico
JAMA. 2014;312(16):1695. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11117.
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To the Editor Dr Friedewald and colleagues1 demonstrated improved performance with both lower recall rates and improved invasive cancer detection by adding tomosynthesis to digital mammography. The report also documented the continued large variability of recall rates and cancer detection rates among sites.2 This variation may be even greater among individual radiologists.


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October 22, 2014
Sarah M. Friedewald, MD; Elizabeth A. Rafferty, MD; Emily F. Conant, MD
1Caldwell Breast Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois
2Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
3Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
JAMA. 2014;312(16):1694-1695. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11123.
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