Mammo screening, improved treatment yield huge impact

Monday, February 11, 2019

Aunt Minnie (2/11) reports that over the last three decades, the powerful combination of screening mammography and improved breast cancer treatments has led to a sharp decline in breast cancer mortality rates and has likely saved hundreds of thousands of lives, according to research published online February 11 in Cancer.

More than half a million breast cancer deaths averted in the US over three decades

Monday, February 11, 2019

(2/11) New research published in the jouranl Cancer estimates that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment, reports ScienceDaily.

Study: Mammograms helped prevent half a million deaths in last 30 years

Monday, February 11, 2019

UPI (2/11) reports that mammography examinations and breast cancer treatment have reduced the expected mortality rate to 58.3 percent—a 45 percent decline—according to a study published in the journal Cancer.

Mammograms Helped Save Up to 600,000 U.S. Lives Since 1989: Study

Monday, February 11, 2019

U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay News (2/11) reports that widespread mammography screening and big advances in breast cancer treatment have saved hundreds of thousands of American women's lives since 1989, a new study estimates.

Providers need consensus guidelines for follow-up imaging after benign MRI-guided breast biopsies

Friday, February 8, 2019

Radiology Business (2/8, Walter) reports that more consistent follow-up protocols after benign concordant MRI-guided percutaneous core needle biopsies (MR-PCNBs) could lead to better overall patient care, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.