Breast cancer discovered in its preliminary stages in mammography screening is usually aggressive -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Breast cancer discovered in its preliminary stages in mammography screening is usually aggressive

06/02/2018

Image: digital screening mammography with fine calcifications (arrow) which resulted in the diagnosis of an aggressive preliminary stage of breast cancer; Copyright: UK Münster

On the basis of a large quantity of data, the interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Münster has shown that most of the preliminary stages of breast cancer discovered in subsequent rounds of screening are aggressive.