9 Things You Can Expect At Your First Mammogram

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
SBI Past President and ACR Breast Imaging Commission Chair, Debra Monticciolo, MD, FSBI, FACR, explains what to expect at your first mammogram and how to make the appointment as comfortable as possible. 

Trust the Science of Mammography

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

In a recent commentary published on Medscape, Dr. Jha suggests that the debate over screening mammography should be about the financial costs per life saved rather than about the science of screening efficacy. SBI Board Member Jay Baker, MD, FSBI, explains why the science is incorrect in Dr. Jha's reasoning and why mammograms are crucial for detecting and curing early stage breast cancer.  

New Society of Breast Imaging Website Seeks to End Confusion Surrounding Mammography Screening

Thursday, March 3, 2016

SBI President Elizabeth A. Morris, MD, FSBI, explains why the Society of Breast Imaging created End the Confusion, a campaign to inform and engage providers, stakeholders, and the public on the benefits of breast cancer screening. “I have read patient mammograms that detected cancers early, when treatment is most effective. I have patients who are alive today because they followed the advice of respected organizations like the Society of Breast Imaging. Ultimately, this is the reason for End the Confusion; to save lives through early detection,” said Morris.

The Unscientific Approach to the Latest USPSTF Mammography Guidelines

Thursday, February 25, 2016

SBI Past President and ACR Breast Imaging Commission Chair, Debra Monticciolo, MD, FSBI, FACR, discusses the USPSTF breast screening recommendations.

Expert Opinions Vary When it Comes to Mammograms

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Samir Patel, MD, Diagnostic Radiologist, Radiology Inc. tells the South Bend Tribune, the likelihood of dying of breast cancer will be 70 percent less for women who begin screening annually at age 40 than if they follow the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines.