Aunt Minnie (10/7) reports that image-guided biopsies performed after breast cancer patients have been treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy can predict the presence of residual cancer, potentially avoiding the need for surgery, a multinational team of researchers reported in an article published in JAMA Surgery.
Aunt Minnie (12/24) reports on a recent study from Radiology which finds that while digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to fewer recalls, the modality didn't boost the cancer detection rate for breast cancer survivors.
Health Imaging (12/23) reports on the 2021
Consolidated Appropriations Act, which extends the moratorium on controversial United States Preventative Services Task
Force breast cancer screening guidelines by one year, pushing the date back to
Dec. 31, 2022.
Aunt Minnie (12/18) reports that a prototype device combining 3D automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) performed well in a feasibility study published in European Radiology.
Health Imaging (12/04) reports on new recommendations issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ease quality regulations for mammography facilities struggling to keep up during the ongoing pandemic.