Mammography the Gold Standard
Mammograms are the gold standard for breast cancer detection and diagnosis, yet their accuracy leaves a bit desired in normal breasted women. 40 percent of women have “Dense” breasts. Mammography effectiveness in dense-breasted women falls off sharply.
Supplemental forms of detection like “Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound” significantly improve early detection. Yet, for a variety of reasons, it is ignored or actively discouraged. We explain the problem and offer ways you can protect yourself.