Annual Mammography Screening Offers Women of All Ages Same Benefits

Friday, May 7, 2021

Diagnostic Imaging (5/7) reports that both pre- and post-menopausal women who undergo annual screening mammography have fewer late-stage breast cancer diagnoses, fewer interval cancers, and smaller average tumor size, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

USPSTF releases final research plan for breast cancer screening recs

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Aunt Minnie (5/6) reports that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a final research plan for its breast cancer screening recommendation update process.

FDA switching to electronic billing for Mammography Quality Standards Act inspections

Friday, April 30, 2021

Radiology Business (4/30) reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is moving to a new electronic billing process for Mammography Quality Standards Act inspections, the agency announced in a recent notice.

MRI valuable in identifying breast lesions, study finds

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Aunt Minnie (4/20) reports that MRI demonstrates superb performance in identifying breast lesions where surgical removal is required for women with suspicious nipple discharge, according to new research published in European Radiology.

Many women willing to pay more for screening MRI, particularly those with dense breasts

Friday, April 9, 2021

Health Imaging (4/9) reports on survey data published in Academic Radiology which states that out of nearly 1,000 patients scheduled for a mammogram, only 34.7% were content with their breast screening plan. And more than half were willing to shell out at least $250-$500 for an MRI exam, particularly those with dense breasts.