Synthesized 2D mammography identifies smaller lesions

Monday, September 30, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/30) reports that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) with synthesized 2D mammography identifies breast masses at smaller sizes than does full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to a study published in Academic Radiology.

3T MRI feasible for deep brain stimulation patients

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/25) reports that under certain parameters, 3-tesla MRI scans can be performed safely on patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) for neurological conditions, according to a study published in Radiology.

'Dramatic' survival increase with CDK4/6 inhibitor, new settings for immunotherapy, PFS gain with AKT inhibitor

Monday, September 23, 2019

Medpage Today (9/23) reports that atients with advanced hormone receptor (HR)-positive breast cancer obtained a first-ever survival improvement with a targeted agent as ribociclib (Kisqali) plus endocrine therapy led to a 24% absolute improvement over endocrine therapy alone, according to research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting.

A key difference between synthetic mammography, FFDM

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Radiology Business (9/17) reports on new findings published in Academic Radiology that suggest measured mass sizes are considerably smaller on synthetic mammography (SM) images than full-field digital mammography (FFDM) images.

Mammography screening benefits high-risk men

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Aunt Minnie (9/17, Madden Yee) reports that screening mammography benefits men at high risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Radiology.