Aunt Minnie (2/26) reports that most breast care practices use supplemental screening in women with dense tissue, but the modalities used and the methods in which patients are referred vary widely, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (2/25) reports on a study from JAMA which states that breast MRI with an abbreviated scanning protocol—as short as 10 minutes—finds more invasive cancers in women with dense tissue than digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)
Aunt Minnie (2/24) reports that Canadian researchers have developed a prototype of a breast cancer screening technology based on microwaves that does not expose women to ionizing radiation.
Aunt Minnie (2/24) reports on a recent study from the journal European Radiology Experimental, which found that while women slightly preferred handheld ultrasound to automated breast ultrasound (ABUS), both modalities performed well in patient surveys.
Aunt Minnie (2/19) reports on a study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology which states that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) found more than twice as many cancers as full-field digital mammography alone (FFDM) or a combination of the two technologies.