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3-D mammography aids Oakland specialists in breast cancer detection

The tomosnythesis unit creates a three-dimensional picture of the breast using X-rays. (Credit: Linda Gordon)

A new 3-D technology to detect breast cancer at Oakland’s Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center is helping doctors diagnose the disease earlier by allowing them to examine tissue layer-by-layer. The medical center, part of the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and a Sutter Health affiliate, installed tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, earlier this…

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