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Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect

Oct 03,2017

Breast Ultrasound

Jennifer Huizen


Ultrasound is often used as an initial or early diagnostic tool to evaluate breast lumps. Unlike computed tomography (CT) and X-rays, an ultrasound does not use ionizing radiation. For this reason, it is often recommended for individuals who are not good candidates for radiation-based imaging techniques.