Research: Effect of implementation of the mass breast cancer screening programme in older women in the Netherlands: population based study

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The study assessed the incidence of early stage and advanced stage breast cancer before and after the implementation of mass screening in women aged 70-75 years in the Netherlands.

Read review from Dr. Daniel Kopans here.


Study: Breast MRI Still Lacks Adequate Benchmarks For Assessing Quality

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Breast MRI “still lacks adequate benchmarks for assessing quality,” according to a study published in this month’s Journal of the American College of Radiology. Specifically, researchers “found a major difference in the performance of breast MRI based on whether it was being used for screening or diagnostic indications.” In describing the study in greater detail, Aunt Minnie references American College of Radiology (ACR) guidelines.