Aunt Minnie (2/20, Yee) reports on a study from Academic Radiology that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has a lower recall rate compared with full-field digital mammography (FFDM), making it an effective breast cancer screening tool.
Health Imaging (2/19, O'Connor) reports that federal law now requires mammography facilities include breast density information in reports sent to patients and their physicians. The mandate was included in federal funding legislation signed into law on Feb 15.
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.
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.
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.