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.

Effectiveness of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Compared with Digital Mammography Outcomes Analysis from 3 Years of Breast Cancer Screening

Thursday, February 18, 2016
“Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis in Combination with Digital Mammography” was recently published in JAMA Oncology. In this study SBI Fellow Dr. Emily Conant and her colleagues found that the benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis (lower recall rates and increased cancer detection rates) are sustainable beyond the first screening. Equally, and perhaps more important, there were fewer interval cancers with tomosynthesis screening compared to standard digital mammography screening.