Shorter MRI works for patients with breast cancer history

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/25) reports that breast MRI with a shorter screening protocol can still help detect cancer recurrence for women with a personal history of breast cancer, according to a study published in the journal PLOS One.

Mammography alone effective for fatty tissue evaluation

Monday, March 23, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/23) reports that diagnostic mammography is effective on its own for evaluating palpable breast cancer symptoms in women with almost entirely fatty breast tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Breast cancer advocacy group urges radiologists to push back routine imaging amid pandemic

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Radiology Business (3/18) reports that Susan G. Komen, a leading breast cancer advocacy nonprofit, is urging both radiologists and women to delay routine imaging screenings until later this year in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Radiologists urged to reschedule all nonurgent imaging in wake of COVID-19’s spread

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Radiology Business (3/17) reports on guidelines from the American College of Radiology, in compliance with CDC guidance, that urge physicians to reschedule any nonurgent, outpatient imaging visits amid the COVID-19 outbreak.


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