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Delhi gets latest tool to detect breast cancer

delhi Updated: May 20, 2013 01:40 IST
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Early detection of breast cancer just got easier as the world’s most accurate mammography system has made its way into north India. What’s more, the new machine provides 20% less radiation dose than the ones available now.

The machine- AMULET- by Fujifilm was launched at a summit organised by Mahajan Imaging on ‘Advances in Medical Technology in the Fight against Breast Cancer’ in the Capital on Sunday.

In less than 10 seconds, the machine breaks down the images to as small as 50 micron, providing a much clearer picture during the scan. There has been a sea change in mammography technology in the past couple of decades. It started with screen-film mammography and gradually moved to computer-assisted mammography that is still the most popular form in India.