New Digital Scanning Technique Detects Breast Cancer in Women Under 50

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Breast tissue in women younger than 50 tends to be denser and harder for conventional mammogram scans to detect, but a new digital infra-red technique pushes up the detection rate dramatically.
The technology originally was developed by the US military for night vision use. It uses a camera to detect heat, sensing temperature changes in the skin that shows up slightly warmer than surrounding healthy cells.

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