Radiology Business (1/17, Walter) reports that stationary digital breast tomosynthesis (sDBT), which allows views to be collected without moving the x-ray tube, leads to improved reader accuracy compared to mammography, according to findings published in Academic Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (1/16, Yee) reports that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) finds 13% more invasive and early-stage cancers in women with dense tissue than conventional 2D mammography, according to a study published in the Korean Journal of Radiology.
Aunt Minnie (1/14) reports that elevated levels of background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) on breast MRI increase a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer—even more than breast tissue density does, according to a study published online January 9 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Radiology Business (1/11) reports that the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) has issued a new policy statement on diversity and inclusion, emphasizing the belief that “all people for whom breast cancer screening is appropriate should receive the opportunity to undergo screening.”
Aunt Minnie (1/11, Fischer) reports that women in coastal cities with greater income levels and access to insurance may have a greater chance of catching their breast cancer early than those living in rural areas and inland metropolises, according to RSNA News.