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Mayo Clinic Q & A: In addition to mammogram, MBI useful for women with dense breasts

Mayo Clinic Q & A: In addition to mammogram, MBI useful for women with dense breasts

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After my annual mammogram last year, my doctor told me that I have very dense breasts. She suggested that this year I also get a test called molecular breast imaging. What’s the difference between that and a mammogram? Why would I need it? I’m 45 and have [...]

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Monday's Housecall

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Paleo diet: What is it and why is it so popular? The Paleo diet may have worked for humans millions of years ago. But is it right for you today? Get your questions answered. Yoga: Fight stress and find serenity Less stress, lower blood pressure, better [...]

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Dr. Rhodes MBI Study - Study and Findings (:34)

Dr. Deb Rhodes explains the MBI study and it's findings

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Dr. Rhodes MBI - Why MBI Works (:19)

Dr. Deb Rhodes explains why MBI Works

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Rhodes MBI - What is MBI (:14)

Dr. Deb Rhodes explains molecular breast imaging.

Created by Joel Streed

New Breast Exam Nearly Quadruples Detection of Invasive Breast Cancers in Women with Dense Breast Tissue

New Breast Exam Nearly Quadruples Detection of Invasive Breast Cancers in Women with Dense Breast Tissue

Rochester, Minn. — A new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue, according to the results of a major study published this week in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) is a supplemental [...]

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Monday's Housecall

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Menopause hormone therapy: Pros and cons Hormone therapy can provide effective relief from menopause symptoms. Talk with your doctor to weigh your personal risks and benefits. Best sunscreen: Understand sunscreen options With so many types of sunscreen out there, it can be hard to know which [...]

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Canadian Study: Screening Mammograms Do Not Cut Breast Cancer Deaths

Canadian Study: Screening Mammograms Do Not Cut Breast Cancer Deaths

A study published today in the journal BMJ says annual screening mammograms in women aged 40-59 do not reduce deaths from breast cancer any better than a physical examination or usual care. Sandhya Pruthi, M.D., a consultant in the breast clinic at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center says one limitation of the [...]

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