Ultrasound-visible clips prove practical, cost-effective for guiding breast surgery

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Survey: Breast density awareness on the rise, though notable disparities still exist

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Radiology Business (11/20) reports that while awareness of breast density and its relation to cancer has grown in the United States over the past five years, certain minority populations are still lagging behind their peers when it comes to this important clinical marker, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

German study confirms breast screening's mortality reduction

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Aunt Minnie (11/14) reports on a study published in International Journal of Cancer where German researchers observed a reduction in late-stage breast cancer incidence and mortality in women screened for breast cancer, which can most likely be attributed to the national mammography screening program.

Do payouts influence mammography guidelines?

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Aunt Minnie reports on a new study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology which states that financial conflicts of interest do not influence clinical practice guidelines or society recommendations for screening mammography.

AI for DBT improves breast cancer detection

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Aunt Minnie (11/7) reports that when radiologists use artificial intelligence (AI) with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), their cancer detection performance and efficiency improve, according to data to be presented at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.