Health Imaging (7/17) reports that digital breast tomosynthesis offers the most accurate tumor size measurements among breast imaging techniques, regardless of tissue density, according to new research published in Clinical Imaging.
Aunt Minnie (7/9) reports that patient age, breast density, and radiation exposure are among the strongest, direct risk factors for breast cancer, according to a new etiology model published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Health Imaging (7/9) reports reports that American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging Congress to pass a draft bill that includes a delay of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force breast cancer screening mammography recommendations. Read ACR’s breakdown of the legislation here.
Aunt Minnie (7/7) reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has gouged volumes across a variety of screening exams, but particularly mammography, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (7/7) reports on a study from the Annals of Internal Medicine which states that women who had cancer in childhood treated with chest radiotherapy may strongly benefit from annual breast cancer screening starting in their 20s. Moreoever, annual screening as early as age 25 could reduce breast cancer deaths in these women by more than 50%.