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.
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.
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.
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.
Health Care Business News (9/17) reports that the American College of Radiology (ACR) has created a free "Talking To Patients About Breast Cancer Screening" toolkit for radiologists to share with referring doctors to improve breast cancer outcomes.