Mammography alone effective for fatty tissue evaluation

Monday, March 23, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/23) reports that diagnostic mammography is effective on its own for evaluating palpable breast cancer symptoms in women with almost entirely fatty breast tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Breast MRI works as presurgical tool

Friday, March 20, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/20) reports on a study published in Radiology that found that patients who underwent presurgical breast MRI had fewer positive surgical margins and repeat surgeries than those who did not.

Breast cancer advocacy group urges radiologists to push back routine imaging amid pandemic

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Radiology Business (3/18) reports that Susan G. Komen, a leading breast cancer advocacy nonprofit, is urging both radiologists and women to delay routine imaging screenings until later this year in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Radiologists urged to reschedule all nonurgent imaging in wake of COVID-19’s spread

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Radiology Business (3/17) reports on guidelines from the American College of Radiology, in compliance with CDC guidance, that urge physicians to reschedule any nonurgent, outpatient imaging visits amid the COVID-19 outbreak.