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.
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.
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.
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.
Health Imaging (11/9, Rohman) Women who receive early and annual breast cancer screenings have lower mortality rates and benefit more from therapy at the time of diagnosis, according to new research published Nov. 8 in the journal Cancer.