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Laurin, "Study of microwave tomography measurement setup configurations for breast cancer detection based on breast compression," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol.
Because of these findings, a new breast compression binder has been introduced for use immediately following surgery.
Theoretically, an increase in breast compression gives a reduction in thickness, resulting in a change in density.
However, early results are promising, and researchers hope DBT may make it easier to detect tumors in dense breast tissue as well as make breast screening more comfortable, since a lesser degree of breast compression is required.
The new device, already in use at the James Cook University Hospital, reduces the length of time patients have to endure painful breast compression from five to eight minutes to 30 to 60 seconds.
These acquisition methods are ductal lavage (DL), random peri-areaolar fine-needle aspiration (FNA) ana manual breast compression and nipple aspiration.
The results showed that giving women information about the procedure ahead of time and allowing women some control over breast compression can help with pain relief, but giving them acetaminophen (Tylenol) before the procedure does not help.

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