17 Sep 2014

Breast density and impact on cancer screening

From Nine To Noon, 9:38 am on 17 September 2014

Claims many women are not getting all the information they need, about their mammograms - specifically, that the density of woman's breast tissue, can impact on detection and treatment of breast cancer. Adele Gautier of the Breast Cancer Foundation; and Sir Michael Brady, professor in Oncological Imaging at Oxford University in the UK, who is one of the founders of Matakina Technologies, an award-winning Wellington-based company which makes Volpara Software which allows for personalised screening based on individual women's breast density.