How Artificial Intelligence Could Affect Breast Cancer Screening

Monday, April 22, 2019

Imaging Technology News (4/22) reports on remarks from iCAD and GE Healthcare at the recent SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium on the evolution of artificial intelligence and its influence on women's health.

Breast cancer patients with high-deductible health plans see delays in diagnosis, treatment

Friday, April 19, 2019

Radiology Business (4/19) reports that high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are associated with numerous delays in care for patients with breast cancer, according to new research published in Health Affairs.

Women benefit from ACA's ban on mammography co-pays

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Aunt Minnie (4/18, Yee) reports that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (ACA) elimination of co-pays for screening mammography has had a positive benefit for commercially insured women across a variety of racial and income groups, according to a study published in the Journal of Women's Health.

Elastography can help characterize breast tumors

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Aunt Minnie (4/16, Yee) reports that breast elastography is an overlooked tool for evaluating breast cancer, especially since it shows promise for helping radiologists distinguish between benign and malignant lesions, according to a presentation delivered at the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) meeting.

ASRT shows support of annual mammography for all women beginning at 40

Monday, April 15, 2019

Radiology Business (4/15) reports on a joint statement released by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) reaffirming the belief that women should undergo annual screening using mammography beginning at the age of 40.