AI detects high-risk breast lesions with accuracy

Monday, February 25, 2019

AI in Healthcare (2/25, Thakar) reports that a new machine learning model allows for physicians to determine whether atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) could upgrade to cancer, according to new research published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics.

FDA issues stern thermography warning

Monday, February 25, 2019

Aunt Minnie (2/26, Yee) reports on a new warning issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which indicates that thermography should not be used as a standalone method for detecting, diagnosing, or screening for breast cancer.

Synthesized 2D mammo + DBT works for breast screening

Friday, February 22, 2019

Aunt Minnie (2/22, Yee) reports that adding digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) to digital mammography (DM) improves the sensitivity and specificity of breast cancer screening—and these improvements are also present when synthesized 2D images are used, according to a study published in Radiology.

DBT, digital mammography give a boost to breast cancer screening

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Health Imaging (2/20, O'Connor) reports that breast cancer screening centers may want to consider implementing digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and digital mammography (DM) into their practice, according to results of a recent Radiology study.

How soon do women want to know their mammogram results?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Radiology Business (2/20, Rohman) reports that most women are willing to wait for their screening mammogram results after the exam or receive their test results within 48 hours, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.