Aunt Minnie (2/28, Yee) reports that screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) boosts specificity compared with 2D mammography and also finds more cancers, particularly those associated with better prognoses, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.
Aunt Minnie (2/27) reports that radiologists who switch from 2D mammography to digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography, see improvements in their screening performance that are sustained over time, according to a study published in Radiology.
Health Imaging (2/27, Rohman) reports on an editorial published in Academic Radiology which asserts that AI can help breast imagers and physicians see beyond basic breast density information provided by mammographic images and improve clinical management overall.
AI in Healthcare (2/25, Thakar) reports that a new machine learning model allows for physicians to determine whether atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) could upgrade to cancer, according to new research published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics.
Aunt Minnie (2/26, Yee) reports on a new warning issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which indicates that thermography should not be used as a standalone method for detecting, diagnosing, or screening for breast cancer.