Breast ultrasound spots more cancers in dense breasts

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Aunt Minnie (11/27) reports on a literature review published in the Journal of Breast Imaging that states that with proper training and experience, breast ultrasound consistently improves detection of node-negative invasive cancer in women with dense breasts on mammography. Similar results have been observed after digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).

Bill would back DBT screenings for vets, bipartisan group of Congress members say

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Radiology Business reports that a collection of Congress members recently introduced bipartisan legislation, the “Better and Robust Screening Today Act,” which would bolster breast cancer screening for service members and their families.

New breast ultrasound technique boosts BI-RADS accuracy

Friday, November 22, 2019

Aunt Minnie (11/22) reports that using a novel ultrasound technique called ultrasensitive ultrasound microvessel imaging (UMI) with conventional ultrasound significantly improves the diagnostic accuracy of BI-RADS classification of breast lesions, according to a study to be published in the December issue of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

Ultrasound-visible clips prove practical, cost-effective for guiding breast surgery

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Survey: Breast density awareness on the rise, though notable disparities still exist

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Radiology Business (11/20) reports that while awareness of breast density and its relation to cancer has grown in the United States over the past five years, certain minority populations are still lagging behind their peers when it comes to this important clinical marker, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology