One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her lifetime.
Early detection is the best tool to increase survival rates.
Now researchers are looking at a new way to confirm cancer faster during a mammogram while reducing the need for additional testing.
Courtney Hunter explains in Healthy Living.
Further testing still needs to be done before this technique can be available to patients.
The next step for the team is to study this technique on 3D mammograms.