Addressing social determinants may boost BI-RADS 3 follow-up rates

Monday, October 28, 2019

Health Imaging (10/28) reports on a new study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology found that only 74% of women with breast imaging and reporting data system (BI-RADS) category 3 lesions completed optimal follow-up.

DBT decreases the need for short-term follow-up

Monday, October 28, 2019

Aunt Minnie (10/28) reports that adding screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to digital mammography reduces the number of women classified as BI-RADS 3 and, therefore, the number of women who are recommended for short-term follow-up, according to a study published in Academic Radiology

Mammography-based radiomics helps categorize BI-RADS 4 lesions

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Health Imaging (10/22) report that Chinese researchers have created a mammography-based radiomics model that can help radiologists distinguish cancerous lesions from those that aren’t harmful, publishing their research Oct. 20 in the European Journal of Radiology.

Researchers examine why women do—or don’t—utilize screening mammography as they age

Friday, October 18, 2019

Health Imaging (10/18) A group of three researchers set out to better understand why many women still do not seek out breast cancer diagnosis, and if age or various comorbidities have any impact on mammography use, publishing their findings in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Women born outside US less likely to have ever had a mammogram

Friday, October 11, 2019

Health Imaging (10/11) reports on new research published in National Health Statistics Reports that finds women born outside the U.S.—but currently living there—are less likely to have had a mammogram compared to their U.S.-born counterparts.