Aunt Minnie (10/28) reports that adding screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to digital mammography reduces the number of women classified as BI-RADS 3 and, therefore, the number of women who are recommended for short-term follow-up, according to a study published in Academic Radiology
Health Imaging (10/22) report that Chinese researchers have created a mammography-based radiomics model that can help radiologists distinguish cancerous lesions from those that aren’t harmful, publishing their research Oct. 20 in the European Journal of Radiology.
Health Imaging (10/18) A group of three researchers set out to better understand why many women still do not seek out breast cancer diagnosis, and if age or various comorbidities have any impact on mammography use, publishing their findings in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Health Imaging (10/11) reports on new research published in National Health Statistics Reports that finds women born outside the U.S.—but currently living there—are less likely to have had a mammogram compared to their U.S.-born counterparts.
A Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) 3 designation indicates there is between a 0% and 2% chance of cancer, for which physicians recommend six-month follow-up. Health Imaging (10/10) reports on a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology that found that just over half of patients completed their follow-up within the appropriate time frame.