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Is screening with DBT worth the additional cost?

Monday, September 16, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/16, Madden Yee) report that shifting breast screening from digital mammography to digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) reduces recall rates, but it achieves only modest improvements in breast cancer deaths averted or life years saved—while costing above commonly accepted cost-effectiveness ranges, according to research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

ASTRO: Whole, partial breast RT yield similar cosmetic results

Monday, September 16, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/17, Madden Yee) reports on research presented at the recent American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting indicates that whole- and partial-breast radiation after lumpectomy produce similar cosmetic outcomes for women diagnosed with early stages of cancer who seek to preserve their breasts.

How to reduce radiation exposure to the breast during CT scans

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Radiology Business (9/12) reports that organ-effective modulation (OEM) can reduce radiation exposure to the breast by more than 12% without affecting image quality, according to new findings published in the European Journal of Radiology. The study specifically focused on how OEM can impact care for Asian patients.

Chatbots boost women's understanding of breast biopsy

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/11) reports on a study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology which suggests that using chatbot software can help orient and educate women who are scheduled to undergo a breast biopsy about the procedure.

Is breast screening beneficial for sickly older women?

Friday, September 6, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/6, Madden Yee) reports on a new study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute which asserts that screening mammography doesn't benefit women 75 and older who have chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes.

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