Notification laws may not lead to more breast screening

Friday, September 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/25) reports that on a North Carolina survey published in Cancer that fewer than two-thirds of breast imaging locations offered supplemental screening for women with dense breasts, despite breast density notification laws.

Synthetic DBT images could replace digital mammo

Friday, September 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/25) reports that a new 200,000-patient review suggests that 2D images reconstructed from digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) may be able to adequately replace digital mammograms, according to a paper published in the American Journal of Roentgenology(AJR).

Breast Cancer Treatment Comes Later, Lasts Longer for Black Women

Friday, September 25, 2020

HealthDay News (9/25) reports that mong breast cancer patients in the United States, Black women are more likely to start treatment later and to have a longer treatment period than white women, according to research published in the journal Cancer.

6 steps to address burnout among breast radiologists: From AI to ‘judgement-free zones’

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Radiology Business (9/24) reports on a recent piece from Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology which includes several simple steps practices can take to begin addressing burnout among breast imaging.

Reading Mammograms? Focus on Early Morning and Mid-Afternoon

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Diagnostic Imaging (9/22) reports on a study published in Clinical Radiology that looks at how time of day can affect how well a radiologist can identify and diagnose normal lesions.