Do you have dense breast tissue? Landmark Mammography Study Highlights the Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Friday, December 28, 2018

Chicago Tribune (12/28, Schencker) reports that a new Illinois law will require doctors to tell patients, after mammograms, if they have dense breast tissue and warn women of the implications.

Landmark Mammography Study Highlights the Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

UCSF Radiology (12/26) reports on a landmark mammography study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy upon diagnosis of breast cancer.

Breast imaging clinic closely monitors workflow to improve efficiency

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Radiology Business (12/20, Walter) reports that a hospital-based breast imaging clinic implemented a real-time location system (RTLS) to track its workflow, learning important information that will lead to better patient care moving forward. The findings were published in the Journal of Digital Imaging.

Chronic Conditions Discourage Women From Keeping up With Screening Mammography

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Radiology Business (12/20, Pearson) reported that women living with chronic health problems tend to put off screening for breast cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Women's Health.

Digital Mammo Increases Cancer Detection With No Change in Recall Rates

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

DOTmed Business News (12/18) reports that a retrospective study out of the U.K. has found that digital mammography increased overall cancer detection rate by 14 percent with no change in recall rates.

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