ISMRM: Personalized breast cancer screening is at hand

Monday, May 20, 2019

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.

How radiologists can use mammography to improve lung cancer screening utilization

Friday, May 17, 2019

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.

Breast lesions more evident on DBT compared with FFDM

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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.

PCPs not advising women correctly about breast density

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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.

SMRT: Abbreviated protocol may address barriers to breast MRI screening

Sunday, May 12, 2019

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.