C-MIMI: AI could cut mammography workload in half

Monday, September 23, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/23) reports on research presented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine's (SIIM) Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging (C-MIMI) which states that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could cut in half the number of screening mammograms that need to be interpreted by radiologists by directing them only to cases most likely to contain cancer.

Women find cone-beam breast CT more comfortable than mammography

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Radiology Business (9/19) reports that women say cone-beam breast CT (CBBCT) is more comfortable than digital mammography, according to new research published in the European Journal of Radiology.

A key difference between synthetic mammography, FFDM

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Radiology Business (9/17) reports on new findings published in Academic Radiology that suggest measured mass sizes are considerably smaller on synthetic mammography (SM) images than full-field digital mammography (FFDM) images.

Mammography screening benefits high-risk men

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/17, Madden Yee) reports that screening mammography benefits men at high risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Radiology.

ACR introduces "Talking to Patients about Breast Cancer Screening" CME toolkit

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Health Care Business News (9/17) reports that the American College of Radiology (ACR) has created a free "Talking To Patients About Breast Cancer Screening" toolkit for radiologists to share with referring doctors to improve breast cancer outcomes.