AI helps characterize breast masses on ultrasound

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Aunt Minnie (2/4) reports that a breast ultrasound artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to differentiate breast masses at a high level of accuracy by combining analysis of B-mode and color Doppler images, according to research published online in European Radiology.

CMS: Medicare Will Cover Genetic Diagnostics For Certain Cancers

Monday, January 27, 2020

Health Payer Intelligence (1/27) reports that Medicare will now cover Next Generation Sequencing for beneficiaries with inherited ovarian or breast cancer in order to improve their precision medicine treatment options, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced.

2 ultrasound features predict cancer recurrence risk

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Aunt Minnie (1/23) reports on researchers that used natural language processing to identify key features from ultrasound reports associated with cancer recurrence risk, as detailed in a study published in the journal Plos One.

PET/MRI spots breast cancer biomarkers for risk-based screening methods

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Health Imaging (1/22) reports that a hybrid nuclear imaging approach discovered multiple breast cancer biomarkers that may help physicians better diagnose the disease, according to a new study published in theJournal of Nuclear Medicine.

Hey, Alexa -- Tell me about breast density

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Aunt Minnie (1/16) reports on research that describes how an interactive health educator called Danya could teach women about breast density in a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.