Anthropomorphic breast ultrasound training helps radiology residents

Monday, November 12, 2018

Radiology Business (11/12, Thakar) reports that anthropomorphic breast ultrasound phantoms can be a useful tool for radiology resident education programs, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Early, Annual Mammograms Drives Reduction in Breast Cancer Mortalities, Study Finds

Friday, November 9, 2018

Health Imaging (11/9, Rohman) Women who receive early and annual breast cancer screenings have lower mortality rates and benefit more from therapy at the time of diagnosis, according to new research published Nov. 8 in the journal Cancer.

Deep Learning Algorithm Aids in Assessing Breast Density

Friday, November 9, 2018

Diagnostic Imaging (11/9) A deep learning (DL) algorithm can help assess mammographic breast density equal to that of an experienced mammographer, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.

New Study Cements Fact That Mammography Is a Primary Factor in Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

Thursday, November 8, 2018

American College of Radiology (11/8) A new study debunks claims that mammography screening is not a primary factor in plummeting breast cancer deaths and reinforces the long-proven fact that Mammography Saves Lives™.

Longer Mammography Follow-up May Be Risky for Many Women

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Aunt Minnie (11/8, Yee) reports that mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer follow-up times to biopsy after an abnormal mammogram, according to a study published in Health Services Research.