Provista Blog > 5 Reasons To Think Outside The Box In Regards To Breast Cancer Detection
For many years mammography has been the gold standard for breast cancer detection. Despite this, there are known limitations to the technology. To combat this we must combine innovative thinking and new tools with breast imaging and halt these limitations. Below is a list of five reasons why incorporating complementary technologies with breast imaging can help to ensure all breast cancer is not just detected, but detected as early as possible.
While imaging provides an anatomical view of breast abnormalities, an additional diagnostic tool that provides accurate information on the real-time women’s breast cancer status is needed. To help address the diagnostic challenges in breast cancer, Videssa® Breast, the first blood test of its kind to accurately detect the presence or absence of breast cancer in women with abormal or difficult-to-interpret imaging findings. When combined with imaging, Videssa Breast improves diagnostic accuracy and provides greater confidence and clarity when clinical assessment is challenging.
At Provista Diagnostics, our mission is to develop world-class diagnostic tests for indications in breast and gynecologic cancers. As a leading diagnostics company, our aim is to create, produce and market innovative solutions for unmet clinical needs. Our products and services help to diagnose diseases and inform better clinical decisions, thus enhancing women’s health and quality of life. We do this in a responsible and ethical manner with a commitment to excellence in every aspect of our business.