Aunt Minnie (5/20) reports that the advent of better risk assessment methods and more appropriate utilization of imaging modalities like breast MRI open the door for personalized breast cancer screening strategies, according to a presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.
Radiology Business (5/17) reports on a new study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology which states that many women who undergo screening mammography are also eligible for lung cancer screening (LCS), yet LCS utilization in the United States remains considerably low.
Aunt Minnie (5/16) reports breast cancers are more conspicuous on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) compared with full-field digital mammography (FFDM), especially on the craniocaudal (CC) view, according to a study published in Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (5/15) reports that more than half of primary care physicians (PCPs) are not advising women correctly about how breast density affects cancer risk, according to a study published in the Journal of Women's Health.
Aunt Minnie (5/12) reports on a presentation from the Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT) annual meeting which suggests that abbreviated and unenhanced breast MRI protocols hold potential to address the barriers to using MRI more widely in breast screening.