Women 75 and Older Benefit from Annual Mammo

Monday, November 26, 2018

MedPage Today (11/26) reports that enough women 75 and older undergoing mammography were found to have breast tumors in a single-center study that continued screening in this age group is justified, researchers said at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting.

Mobile mammography boosts underserved women's access

Friday, November 23, 2018

Aunt Minnie (11/23, Yee) reports that mobile mammography clinics appear to be effective at boosting underserved women's access to screening, according to a study published online in Preventing Chronic Disease.

Study Finds That Mammography Saves Lives

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Radiology Today (11/21) reports on research that debunks claims that mammography screening is not a primary factor in plummeting breast cancer deaths and reinforces the long-proven fact that Mammography Saves Lives.

Breast density advocate Cappello dies

Friday, November 16, 2018

Aunt Minnie (11/16) Breast density advocate Nancy Cappello, PhD, died on November 15 due to complications related to a late-occurring side effect of breast cancer treatment. Cappello was instrumental in passing the first state breast density notification law and in raising awareness of the relationship between breast tissue density and cancer risk.

Anthropomorphic breast ultrasound training helps radiology residents

Monday, November 12, 2018

Radiology Business (11/12, Thakar) reports that anthropomorphic breast ultrasound phantoms can be a useful tool for radiology resident education programs, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.