Aunt Minnie (6/14) reports that efforts by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to standardize breast density notification across the U.S. are admirable but could be improved, according to comments submitted to the FDA June 12 by advocacy group DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I).
Aunt Minnie (6/12) reports on associations between reproductive factors and mammographic density measured with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) images are similar to those from prior studies using digitized film-screen mammography, and on different FFDM systems, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Radiology Business (6/12) reports that revising the text of a mammography recall lay letter so that it is easier to comprehend can lead to better overall patient care, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (6/10) reports that financial conflicts of interest (FCOIs) do not appear to impact or influence the development of consensus breast cancer screening recommendations, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (6/10) reports that radiologists can "get the gist" of breast cancer in mammograms up to three years before clinical signs of it are visible, according to a new study published online in the British Institute of Radiology. The results support the fact that radiologists and their expertise are still crucial when it comes to cancer detection.