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The Advantages of 3D Mammography
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The Advantages of 3D Mammography

Breast tomosynthesis, more commonly known as 3D mammography, looks and feels a lot like a traditional mammogram. It is performed in conjunction with your 2D mammogram, and does not require additional time or compression of the breasts. * However, instead of imaging the breast as a whole, 3D mammography provides three-dimensional views by taking multiple...

Horizon BCBSNJ launches education effort on the OMNIA Health Alliance
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Horizon BCBSNJ launches education effort on the OMNIA Health Alliance

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has launched an educational campaign to increase understanding among consumers, employers, and brokers about how the OMNIA Health Alliance will benefit all New Jersey residents by accelerating the move from traditional, fee-for-service health care to fee-for-value health care. As part of the launch of the OMNIA Health...

Tomosynthesis May Be the Key to Early Breast Cancer Detection
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Tomosynthesis May Be the Key to Early Breast Cancer Detection

New research suggests that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography may be the key to advancement in the early detection of breast cancer. A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography resulted in a 41 percent increase in the detection of potentially lethal cancers and a 15...

BMJ Article on Breast Cancer Screening Effectiveness Incredibly Flawed and Misleading
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BMJ Article on Breast Cancer Screening Effectiveness Incredibly Flawed and Misleading

According to the American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging, the recent breast cancer screening article (Miller et al) published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) (1) is an incredibly misleading analysis based on the deeply flawed and widely discredited Canadian National Breast Screening Study (CNBSS). The results of this BMJ study, and...