ARRS: Is follow-up breast MRI OK for BI-RADS 3 cases?

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Aunt Minnie (5/7) reports that follow-up breast MRI can be part of an effective workup protocol for women who have undergone a breast MRI screening exam that identified lesions categorized as BI-RADS 3, or "probably benign," according to research presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting in Honolulu.

ARRS: What types of breast pain need imaging workup?

Monday, May 6, 2019

Aunt Minnie (Yee, 5/6) reports that referring physicians need a better understanding of what kinds of breast pain should prompt imaging workup and what imaging to order, according to research presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting in Honolulu.

New ASBrS Guidelines Call for Screening at 40

Friday, May 3, 2019

The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) (5/3) released new breast screening guidelines today calling for annual screening beginning at age 40 for women with average risk and continue as long as the woman remains in good health with an average life expectancy of 10 years or longer.

ACR Supports ASBrS Call to Start Mammograms at Age 40

Friday, May 3, 2019

The ACR supports the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) recommendations that women start getting annual mammograms at age 40. The American Cancer Society, US Preventive Services Task Force, ACR and the Society of Breast Imaging agree that the most lives are saved by this approach.

SWE could help assess suspicious findings detected on mammograms

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Radiology Business (5/1) reports that shear wave elastography (SWE) may be an effective tool for characterizing suspicious microcalcifications of the breast first detected on mammograms, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

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