Friday, October 30, 2015

SBI members respond to ACS guidelines

SBI Member, Jiyon Lee, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology at New York University, explains why beginning mammograms at age 40 is the optimal protocol to save the most lives in an interview with Dr. David Samadi in a radio interview on AM 970 The Answer in New York, New York and writes why the new ACS guidelines put insurance coverage of vital mammograms at risk in an Op-Ed in the New York Daily News. 

SBI Member, Rachel Brem, MD, Director of The Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at George Washington University, explainswhy it is critical women still have the choice to receive mammograms, beginning at age 40, in an interview with WTTG-Fox 5 in Washington, D.C.   

SBI Board Member, Jay Baker, MD, Chief of Breast Imaging at Duke University Medical Center, urges women to keep getting mammography screenings in his Letter to the Editor of the Charlotte Observer.

SBI Member, Thomas Getz, MD, Medical Director of Betty Ford Breast Care Services, explains why they use different guidelines at his facility to Wood TV 8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

SBI Member, Donna Plecha, MD, Director of Breast Imaging at University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center, stresses how important it is to continue screening early with WKYC-CLE (NBC) and explains what women need to know after the release of the new mammogram guidelines to Fox 8 Cleveland.

SBI Member, Laurie Margolies, MD, Director of Breast Imaging at the Dubin Breast Center of The Mount Sinai Hospital explains why physical breast exams are an important part of preventing deaths from breast cancer in an interview with CBS News. 

SBI Member, Marty Landry, MD, The Virtual Radiologist in Largo, Florida, urges women to follow the recommendations of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging and begin receiving annual mammograms at age 40 in a Letter to the Editor of the Tampa Bay Times. 

Listen: Dr. Murray Rebner addresses the ACS guidelines on the Paul W. Smith Show: The Society of Breast Imaging's Immediate Past President Dr. Murray Rebner talks to WJR's Paul W. Smith about the new breast cancer imaging guidelines.


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