Synthesized 2D mammography equal to FFDM, with a caveat

Monday, July 15, 2019

Aunt Minnie (7/15) reports that the visibility of screen-detected cancers is generally equal to or higher on synthesized 2D mammography when compared with full-field digital mammography (FFDM), but caution should be used when evaluating asymmetries and lesions less than 2 cm in size, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.

ABVS distinguishes malignant from benign breast lesions

Monday, July 15, 2019

Aunt Minnie (7/15) reports that the automated breast volume scanner (ABVS) performs just as well as handheld ultrasound for distinguishing between malignant and benign breast lesions, according to a literature review published in the August issue of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.

How An AI Algorithm Could Change Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Monday, July 15, 2019

Axis Imaging News (7/15) reports on breast ultrasound elastography, an emerging imaging technique that provides information about a potential breast lesion by evaluating its stiffness in a non-invasive way.

iCAD’s AI solution for 2D mammography receives CE certification

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Radiology Business (7/11) reports that iCAD has announced that its ProFound AI solution for 2D mammography has gained CE mark approval. The company’s ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) received the mark back in March 2018.

Men need breast cancer screening too

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Aunt Minnie (7/10) reports that men at increased risk for breast cancer need regular screening mammography just as their female counterparts do, according to a new study published online in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.


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