Mammography Screening Begins Solid Bounce-Back During COVID-19

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Diagnostic Imaging (6/9) reports that nationwide, 78 percent of hospitals and imaging centers that provide mammography services are once again seeing patients for breast cancer screenings, according to an analyisis from Volpara Solutions, a breast imaging analytics company.

New DWI-MRI protocol looks promising for breast imaging

Monday, June 8, 2020

Aunt Minnie reports that a promising new protocol for diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) resulted in better image quality and improved signal-to-noise ratio for breast lesions, according to a prospective study published in Radiology: Imaging Cancer.

Breast imagers can help identify women for genetic testing

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Aunt Minnie (6/4) reports on an article published in Radiographics that it is crucial for breast imaging professionals to recognize patients with an increased risk for hereditary breast cancer who could benefit from genetic testing.

5 tips for helping relieve COVID-related burnout and PTSD among radiology team members

Friday, May 29, 2020

Radiology Business (5/29) reports that COVID-19 pandemic is causing burnout and PTSD among healthcare workers, a phenomenon that may require intervention from hospital and radiology practice leader, according two separate pieces published in JAMA Network Open and Journal of the American College of Radiology.

New Technique For High-Resolution 3D View Inside Tumors

Friday, May 29, 2020

Axis Imaging News (5/29) reports on a study which details a new technique developed by Munich researchers, known as multi-spectral optoacoustic mesoscopy (MSOM), has now been shown capable of resolving optical contrast through tumor volumes that are at least 1,000 times larger than those possible with optical microscopy, enabling high-resolution visualization of tumor heterogeneity patterns.