New tool to fight breast cancer

ST. LOUIS - The technology isn't available everywhere, but 3D mammograms apparently find more breast cancers, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Not only that, but women who had both tests done were also less likely to be called back for a false alarm because the 3D images apparently give radiologists a clearer view of breast tissue.

So who should get them and how much do they cost? Dr. Debbie Bennett, a breast radiologist at Saint Louis University, stopped by First @ 4 to tell us who should seek them out, how much they cost, and if insurance covers them.

Watch the video player above to learn more.


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