Aunt Minnie (2/24) reports on a recent study from the journal European Radiology Experimental, which found that while women slightly preferred handheld ultrasound to automated breast ultrasound (ABUS), both modalities performed well in patient surveys.
HealthDay News (2/21) reports on a study published in The Journal of Rural Health which shows that some breast cancer patients are forced to travel long distances for their treatments as rural hospitals and specialty care units close.
Aunt Minnie (2/19) reports on a study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology which states that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) found more than twice as many cancers as full-field digital mammography alone (FFDM) or a combination of the two technologies.
Aunt Minnie (2/27) reports that contrast-enhanced (CE) mammography might be better suited than contrast-enhanced MRI for confirming some cases of suspicious breast cancer—especially when radiation dose-reducing protocols are used, according to a study published in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Aunt Minnie (2/11) reports on a study from Breast Cancer Research and Treatment which states that using 3D micro-CT to image breast cancer biopsy samples leads to a more precise assessment of cancer margins than the traditional histological approach and could improve the effectiveness of surgical treatment.