PET/MRI spots breast cancer biomarkers for risk-based screening methods

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Health Imaging (1/22) reports that a hybrid nuclear imaging approach discovered multiple breast cancer biomarkers that may help physicians better diagnose the disease, according to a new study published in theJournal of Nuclear Medicine.

Hey, Alexa -- Tell me about breast density

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Aunt Minnie (1/16) reports on research that describes how an interactive health educator called Danya could teach women about breast density in a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Breast density notification laws are mostly missing the mark

Monday, January 13, 2020

Radiology Business (1/13): According to research highlighted in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, dense breast notification laws, now present in 38 states, are falling short of their intention of better informing women about how such tissue can increase cancer risks.

Partial breast reirradiation ‘viable alternative to mastectomy’ for certain women with breast cancer recurrence

Friday, January 10, 2020

Healio (1/10) reports on a phase 2 NRG Oncology/RTOG1014 trial published in JAMA Oncology which states that partial breast reirradiation without mastectomy appeared as effective as mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer recurrence in the ipsilateral breast after lumpectomy and whole breast irradiation.

Radiologists could double dip during mammography, further population health goals

Friday, January 10, 2020

Radiology Business (1/10) reports that screening mammography can present a perfect opportunity for radiologists to also address smoking cessation and lung cancer, according to research published in Journal of the American College of Radiology.