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Comparison of CTLM and Conventional Mammography




A large area of suspicious new blood-vessel growth supporting a cancer tumor is clear in an image made with computed tomography laser mammography (left). In the mammogram (right), the possibly cancerous microcalcifications ("grains of salt") appear in a smaller, less obvious area.


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