Can MRI-guided breast biopsy evaluate chemo response?

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Aunt Minnie (1/19) reports that MRI-guided breast biopsy looks like a promising method to evaluate complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer, according to research published in JAMA Network Open.

New suspicious findings on breast MRI performed during therapy are unlikely to be cancer

Friday, January 15, 2021

Health Imaging (1/15) reports that suspicious lesions on breast MRI exams performed following neoadjuvant therapy are relatively rare and unlikely to be cancerous, according to a new retrospective study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Density notification laws are working -- but not equally

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Aunt Minnie (1/12) reports that dense breast notification laws appear to be providing more women with density information, but the gains are not equal across all types of women, according to the findings of a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

6 factors that influence who gets routine mammography

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Aunt Minnie (1/07) reports on a study publshed in Perspectives in Psychiatric Care journal which identified six psychological and socioeconomic factors that influence whether a woman is more or less likely to undergo regular screening mammography.

Family breast cancer history tied to mammo usage

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Aunt Minnie (1/06) reports on a study published in Breast that found that women with a family history of breast cancer underwent more mammograms and had a higher rate of screen-detected cancers than their lower-risk peers.