The Benefits of 3D Mammography

This information is useful for adults and older adults

With a computed tomography scan, or 3D mammogram, radiologists can view breast images in "slices," which enables them to more accurately detect breast cancer. Research shows 3D mammography is up to 40 percent more reliable than traditional mammography at detecting invasive breast cancers. By watching this video, you can learn more about what it is like to have a 3D mammogram and how mammograms are read by experts like radiologist Liane Philpots, MD, chief of Breast Imaging for Yale Medicine.