No Reason to Stop Mammography Screening at Age 75, Study Suggests

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

MedPage Today (6/4) reports that women older than age 75 without severe comorbidity should continue to undergo screening mammography, according to recent research.

Same-day biopsy program can address disparities among breast cancer patients

Monday, June 3, 2019

Radiology Business (6/3) reports that implementing a same-day biopsy program can help providers address ongoing disparities in patient care, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

AI may help reduce overdiagnosis of breast cancer

Friday, May 31, 2019

Aunt Minnie (5/31) reports that utilizing both clinical and imaging data, a risk-assessment model based on artificial intelligence (AI) called the Breast Cancer Risk Calculator (BRISK) could avoid many unnecessary biopsies in patients with BI-RADS 4 mammography findings, according to research published online May 29 in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics.

Breast cancer drives disparity between younger men, women

Friday, May 31, 2019

Aunt Minnie (5/31) reports on a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute which states that while cancer death rates are dropping for both men and women, cancer incidence is much higher in younger women than in men, largely due to breast cancer.

FDA issues new document outlining Ohio facility's failure to meet mammography standards

Friday, May 31, 2019

Health Imaging (5/31) reports that the FDA has released a document outlining actions taken against East Palestine Family Medical Clinic Inc. in Ohio over problems with mammography image quality at the institution and its failure to meet certain imaging criteria.