What’s standing in the way of precision?
Evidence suggests that technical issues delay the diagnosis of 22% of screen-detected cancers and 35% of interval breast cancers*.
Poor positioning is responsible for 47%* of technical failures, which only exacerbate the backlog of mammograms. Concerned? So are we.
Poor image quality leads to unnecessary recalls, causing a knock-on effect for both patient outcomes and radiology departments. Plus, additional anxiety for the women themselves.
*American Journal of Roentgenology. 2017;209: 1419-1425. 10.2214/AJR.16.17522