What is the benefit of a digital mammogram?

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With full field digital mammography, doctors can quickly acquire exceptionally sharp, digital images of the breasts with less radiation exposure. Once the digital images are acquired and transmitted to a high-tech, digital mammography workstation, radiologists analyze the images to determine the precise location and extent of the disease. This advanced breast cancer detection technology offers the potential for significant advances in breast cancer diagnosis, including lower radiation doses, reduced breast compression pressure and improved breast cancer detection rates.

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