Breast Cancer News (3/6) reports on a new study from the Journal of Nuclear Medicine which states that a new imaging agent that successfully measures changes in progesterone receptor (PR) levels may be used to determine if a breast cancer patient will respond to hormone therapies targeting the estrogen receptor (ER).
MedPage Today (3/5) reports that artificial intelligence (AI) system performed very similarly to 101 radiologists in detecting breast cancer on digital mammography (DM), according to research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
News Medical Life Sciences (3/5) reports on a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), explores an episodic bundled payment model for breast cancer screening that reflects the emerging widespread adoption of DBT.
Aunt Minnie (3/5, Yee) reports that automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) is more accurate than digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) as a diagnostic tool for working up positive findings on mammography screening in dense breast tissue, according to a presentation delivered at European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019.
Radiology Business (3/4) reports on new research published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology which states that nearly all commercially insured women between the ages of 40 and 74 had access to screening mammography without cost sharing after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. However, the authors noted, mammography utilization has dropped in recent years due to another significant policy shift.