Breast specialists must anticipate 2nd COVID-19 wave

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/15) reports on a study published in the European Journal of Radiology Open which states it is likely that there will be a second wave of COVID-19 illness going into the autumn and winter—and breast imaging specialists must continue to be proactive in planning for it.

How the radiology community can counter COVID-19’s outsized impact on female physicians

Monday, August 31, 2020

Radiology Business (8/31) reports on a study published in Clinical Imaging that states the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every facet of the radiology community, but female members of the specialty may be bearing the brunt.

60% of breast cancer survivors’ imaging care delayed due to COVID-19

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Health Imaging (8/18) reports that nearly half of breast cancer survivors in the U.S. experienced care disruptions during the beginnings of the pandemic, according to new research published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, exposing dangerous cracks in the nation’s healthcare system.

‘Pink card’ program brings walk-in screening mammograms to vulnerable patients

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Health Imaging (8/5) reports on the success of a walk-in screening mammography program launched by Massachusetts General Hospital’s academic breast imaging division. This "Pink Card" program has bolstered access to its most vulnerable patient populations, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Bolstering breast imaging recall letter readability significantly improves timely patient follow-up

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Radiology Business (7/30) reports on a new retrospective study from John Hopkins researchers which states bolstering the readability of breast imaging recall letters can significantly improve timely patient follow-up.