Upgrading to AI-based CAD software leads to fewer false-positive mammograms

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Radiology Business reports on new findings from the Journal of Digital Imaging which state that using computer-aided detection (CAD) software powered by artificial intelligence leads to fewer false-positive mammograms.

How DBT can provide additional value during breast cancer staging

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Radiology Business (4/10) reports that using digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in addition to digital mammography (DM) can help providers identify additional lesions in patients with known breast cancers, according to a new study published in Radiology.

Study supports 3D mammography for older women, contrary to USPTSF recommendation

Monday, April 8, 2019

DOTmed Business News (4/8) reports on a new study which states tomosynthesis-enhanced mammography remains an effective screening tool for women over 65 – and especially for women 75 and older, contradicting The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines.

ACR, SBI rebuff new breast cancer screening guidelines

Monday, April 8, 2019

Aunt Minnie (4/8) reports that the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) oppose new American College of Physicians (ACP) guidelines that recommend biennial breast cancer screening starting at age 50.

ACP Shares New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines, Imaging Societies Push Back

Monday, April 8, 2019

Radiology Business (4/8) reports that the American College of Physicians (ACP) now recommends that average-risk women with no symptoms undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year, beginning at the age of 50. The ACP explained its decision through a new guidance statement published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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