Breast-density notification letters may be too dense

Friday, February 15, 2019

Channel NewsAsia (2/15) reports that post-mammogram form letters telling women about dense breasts may be more confusing than helpful if they are difficult to read and understand, according to research from the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Surveillance imaging after MRI-guided breast biopsy varies by institution, radiologist

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Health Imaging (2/13, Rohman) reports that imaging follow-up protocols vary greatly by institution and radiologist after benign, concordant MRI-guided percutaneous core needle biopsies (MR-PCNB), according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Quantitative imaging of breast tumors, parenchyma may improve breast cancer diagnosis

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Health Imaging (2/12, Rohman) reports that combining radiomic analysis of breast tumors with that of parenchyma may improve the accuracy of digital mammography for diagnosing breast cancer, according to a new study published online in Radiology.

House passes Rep. Cooper’s breast cancer bill

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal (2/12, Williams) reports that House Bill 62 ("Margie’s Law"), which would mandate that mammogram providers inform women of their breast tissue density, passed the 166-1 in the Georgia House of Representatives.

Study reveals life-saving breast cancer treatment

Monday, February 11, 2019

WBNG 12 News (2/11) reports on new research which shows more than half a million women’s lives have been saved thanks to mammograms and advances in treatment for breast cancer.