‘Pink card’ program brings walk-in screening mammograms to vulnerable patients

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Health Imaging (8/5) reports on the success of a walk-in screening mammography program launched by Massachusetts General Hospital’s academic breast imaging division. This "Pink Card" program has bolstered access to its most vulnerable patient populations, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Bolstering breast imaging recall letter readability significantly improves timely patient follow-up

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Radiology Business (7/30) reports on a new retrospective study from John Hopkins researchers which states bolstering the readability of breast imaging recall letters can significantly improve timely patient follow-up.

Case study: Breast CT uncovers COVID-19 pneumonia

Monday, July 27, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/27) reports on a case study published in Radiology Case Reports which states that an incarcerated woman who underwent CT staging for breast cancer was found to have COVID-19 pneumonia.

Which breast cancer patients benefit from preop MRI?

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/21) reports on a study from Radiology: Imaging Cancer which found that no patient- or tumor-specific factors predicted preoperative breast MRI outcomes.

FDA document outlines new mammo appeals process

Monday, July 20, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/20) reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance document with new options for mammography facilities that want to appeal accreditation decisions.