Breast-friendly, radiation-free alternative to mammogram in the making

New method identifies cancerous tumors by blood vessels structure

Date: November 3, 2016 Source: Eindhoven University of Technology Summary: Each year, millions of women undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer. It?s an unpleasant procedure that uses X-rays. Researchers are working on a ?breast-friendly? method, without radiation, that is more accurate and generates 3D rather than 2D images.