Image-guided biopsy spots residual breast cancer

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Aunt Minnie (10/7) reports that image-guided biopsies performed after breast cancer patients have been treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy can predict the presence of residual cancer, potentially avoiding the need for surgery, a multinational team of researchers reported in an article published in JAMA Surgery.

Adjunctive breast ultrasound useful for women at average cancer risk

Friday, August 20, 2021

Aunt Minnie (8/20) reports on a study published in JAMA Network Open which states that supplemental ultrasound should be considered as part of the screening protocol for young women with average risk of breast cancer.

Bolstering insurance coverage more effective than adopting breast density notification laws

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Radiology Business (8/12) reports that bolstering insurance coverage is more impactful than breast density notification laws at improving cancer care outcomes, according to an analysis in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

U.S. Senate committee passes VA mammography legislation

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Radiology Business (7/29) reports that the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs unanimously passed legislation that would expand the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mammogram screening eligibility for female veterans.

Vaccine Adenopathy Pattern on Breast MRI Supports Benign Assessment

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Diagnostic Imaging (7/27) reports that while COVID-19 vaccine-related adenopathies are a known entity, they can still give providers pause about what they’re seeing on a screening breast exam, according to an article published in Clinical Imaging.