Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies

Monday, December 17, 2018

Radiology Today (12/17) reports that a novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study appearing in Radiology journal.

U.K. study underscores mammography's effectiveness

Friday, December 14, 2018

Aunt Minnie (12/14, Yee) reports that breast cancer screening with digital mammography is effective at finding life-threatening cancers early without increasing recall rates, according to a study published in Radiology.

Dual-Energy Mammography Plus AI Could Reduce Biopsies

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Aunt Minnie (12/12, Yee) reports that a new mammography technique that uses an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to map the biological tissue composition of tumors on dual-energy mammography images could help reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to a study published in Radiology.

Digital mammography increases breast cancer detection rates by 14%

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Radiology Business (12/11, Thakar) reports that providers saw their cancer detection rates increase by 14 percent when they made the move from film to digital mammography, according to a recent study from Radiology.

Black women have worse breast cancer outcomes

Monday, December 10, 2018

Aunt Minnie (12/10, Yee) reports that black women have higher breast cancer recurrence and overall mortality compared with their white counterparts, even when they receive equivalent treatments, according to research presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)