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.

Social media is key to screening mammography education

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Aunt Minnie (11/1 Yee) reports that social media is a good way to find out the kind of questions or concerns women have about screening mammography, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

DBT doesn't hurt screening throughput

Monday, October 29, 2018

Aunt Minnie (10/29, Yee) reports that implementing digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) at a breast center doesn't appear to negatively affect screening throughput, even though the modality's imaging and interpretation times can be longer than those of conventional mammography, according to a study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Patients Want BAC Included in Mammography Reporting

Friday, October 26, 2018

Health Imaging (10/26) A majority of patients wish to be notified about breast arterial calcifications (BACs) found on mammography, according to recent research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Are Women at Low Risk Undergoing Unneeded Imaging Due to Dense Breasts?

Friday, October 26, 2018

DOTmed Business News (10/26, Moan) reports that a study by the Journal of the American College of Radiology found that many women who are at low risk are being referred for the additional imaging due to protocols around dense breast findings, especially among African American women.