Bringing Abbreviated MRI Into the Clinic: Q&A

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Diagnostic Imaging (5/20) reports on a study published in the Journal of Breast Imaging which outlines the benefits and challenges of using abbreviated MRI, as well as the strategies practices and imaging centers can use to more easily integrate it into the services they provide to patients.

Women want breast cancer risk info from radiologists

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/14) reports on a study published in Academic Radiology which states many women want to learn about their risk status for breast cancer from a face-to-face meeting with the radiologist who interpreted their screening mammograms.

Screening reduces risk of breast cancer death by 41%

Monday, May 11, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/11) reports on a study published in the journal Cancer that mammography screening reduces the risk of dying of breast cancer by 41% within 10 years of diagnosis.

Immunotherapy improves outcome in high-risk, HER2-negative breast cancer

Friday, May 8, 2020

Reuters (5/8) reports that adding the immune-checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab and the PARP inhibitor olaparib to standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy may improve outcome in women with high-risk, HER2-negative breast cancer, according to results of the I-SPY 2 trial, presented during the 2020 AACR Virual Annual Meeting.

Bilateral breast MRI needed even after mastectomy

Friday, May 8, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/8) reports that follow-up of breast cancer survivors with breast MRI should be bilateral, even in asymptomatic women who underwent mastectomy, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.


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