Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital Research Institute


first_imgJubilee Hills: Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute launched highly advanced breast cancer diagnostic machine that can detect breast cancers as small 1 mm size.It is the most sensitive and specific breast imaging technology with 50 microns image resolution, least radiation and extremely comfortable breast compression device. In 3D Mammography, multiple images of the breast are obtained at 1 mm intervals unlike the conventional mammogram where entire breast is viewed in a single image. Also Read – Golden 90’s Music Superstars – Alka Yagnik & Kumar Sanu LIVE in Concert will be performing together for the very 1st time in the city of pearls,… Advertise With Us This enables better detection and characterization of smaller cancers, micro-calcifications and premalignant lesions (DCIS), which may be overlooked in a conventional mammogram. In spite of multiple sections, the time taken for the procedure remains essentially the same (4 seconds). Dr Tulasi Devi Polavarapu, Member, Board of Trustees, BIACH&RI said, “Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the world and about 1,55,000 new cases are detected annually in India.” She expressed concern that the recent Breast cancer projection states that the total number of cases would go as high as 18 lakhs by 2020.last_img