On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued this immediately in effect guidance: Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency.
Aunt Minnie (3/23) reports that diagnostic mammography is effective on its own for evaluating palpable breast cancer symptoms in women with almost entirely fatty breast tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Aunt Minnie (3/20) reports on a study published in Radiology that found that patients who underwent presurgical breast MRI had fewer positive surgical margins and repeat surgeries than those who did not.
Radiology Business (3/18) reports that Susan G. Komen, a leading breast cancer advocacy nonprofit, is urging both radiologists and women to delay routine imaging screenings until later this year in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Radiology Business (3/17) reports on guidelines from the American College of Radiology, in compliance with CDC guidance, that urge physicians to reschedule any nonurgent, outpatient imaging visits amid the COVID-19 outbreak.