Medscape (4/1) reports that in high-risk women, abbreviated breast MRI protocols require shorter interpretation times while maintaining similar cancer detection rates compared to full-sequence magnetic resonance imaging, according to a recent analysis published in the Journal of Breast Imaging.
Good Morning America (2/12) presented a wellness piece citing a recent position statement from the Society of Breast Imaging which states that swollen lymph nodes from receiving COVID-19 vaccines could throw off results of a mammogram.
Health Imaging (1/28) reports that the United States Preventative Services Task Force has opened a public comment period for its new breast cancer screening research plan, and radiology’s input on the topic is “critical,” the American College of Radiology said in recent statement.
Aunt Minnie (1/28) reports on research published in Science Translational Medicine which
indicates that an AI algorithm called Mirai can outperform other risk-assessment
models for predicting future risk of breast cancer from a mammogram.
Aunt Minnie (1/21) reports that the U.S. Preventive
Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published the draft research plan it will use
to update its mammography screening guidance. The plan is the first step to
issuing new USPSTF breast screening recommendations, which can affect how
private insurers reimburse screening.