Notification laws may not lead to more breast screening

Friday, September 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/25) reports that on a North Carolina survey published in Cancer that fewer than two-thirds of breast imaging locations offered supplemental screening for women with dense breasts, despite breast density notification laws.

Synthetic DBT images could replace digital mammo

Friday, September 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/25) reports that a new 200,000-patient review suggests that 2D images reconstructed from digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) may be able to adequately replace digital mammograms, according to a paper published in the American Journal of Roentgenology(AJR).

6 steps to address burnout among breast radiologists: From AI to ‘judgement-free zones’

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Radiology Business (9/24) reports on a recent piece from Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology which includes several simple steps practices can take to begin addressing burnout among breast imaging.

Radiation tied to breast cancer delays for Black women

Monday, September 21, 2020

Aunt Minnie (9/21) reports that Black women with breast cancer may be more likely to experience treatment delays and longer treatment times than white women, according to the findings of a study published in Cancer. This was particularly true for Black women who opted for radiation as part of their treatment.