Bilateral breast MRI needed even after mastectomy

Friday, May 8, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/8) reports that follow-up of breast cancer survivors with breast MRI should be bilateral, even in asymptomatic women who underwent mastectomy, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Experts recommend Facebook to promote breast screening

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/5) reports on a paper published in the Journal of Digital Imaging which suggests that radiologists may be able to use Facebook Live to provide accurate breast screening information.

Obamacare May Have Boosted Use of Mammograms

Friday, May 1, 2020

HealthDay News (5/1) reports on a study from the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which states that Medicaid expansion under Obamacare has increased access to mammograms for impoverished older women.

Another major study supports long-term DBT benefits

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Aunt Minnie (4/29) reports on a recent study published in Radiology which found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) sustained high specificity and low false-positive rates over multiple breast screening cycles.

AI bolsters lesion assessment on breast ultrasound

Friday, April 24, 2020

Aunt Minnie (4/24) reports that an artificial intelligence (AI)-based breast ultrasound software application can enhance the accuracy and consistency of lesion assessment for readers across a wide range of specialties and experience levels, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.