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DBT is comparable to FFDM for detecting benign lesions

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Aunt Minnie (1/29) reports that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is comparable to full-field digital mammography (FFDM) for identifying benign breast lesions, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

How has the ACA affected breast cancer screening?

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Aunt Minnie (1/29, Yee) reports on a new study published in the American Journal of Surgery that finds that for at least one hospital in California, the Affordable Care Act didn't necessarily change access to screening mammography.

Breast MRI effective as adjunct to DBT in high-risk women

Friday, January 25, 2019

Aunt Minnie (1/25) reports that breast MRI is an effective adjunct screening technology for women at high risk for breast cancer who had negative results on full-field digital mammography (FFDM) or DBT exams, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Bundled payments for breast cancer screening feasible, study says

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Becker's Hospital Review (1/24) reports on a study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology that seeks to explore the feasibility of bundled payments in breast cancer screening episodes.

Oolong tea extract may stave off breast cancer

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Medical News Today (1/23) reports that finds that oolong tea can damage breast cancer cells and that people who consume large amounts of this tea have a lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to research published in Anticancer Research.

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