Early, Annual Mammograms Drives Reduction in Breast Cancer Mortalities, Study Finds

Friday, November 9, 2018

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.

Deep Learning Algorithm Aids in Assessing Breast Density

Friday, November 9, 2018

Diagnostic Imaging (11/9) A deep learning (DL) algorithm can help assess mammographic breast density equal to that of an experienced mammographer, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.

New Study Cements Fact That Mammography Is a Primary Factor in Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

Thursday, November 8, 2018

American College of Radiology (11/8) A new study 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™.

Longer Mammography Follow-up May Be Risky for Many Women

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Aunt Minnie (11/8, Yee) reports that mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer follow-up times to biopsy after an abnormal mammogram, according to a study published in Health Services Research.

Spanish-Speakers Experience Barriers When Receiving Dense Breast Notifications

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Radiology Today (11/1) reports that Spanish-speaking women encounter unique challenges when receiving notifications regarding their mammogram results and breast density, according to a study that appears in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.