5 tips for helping relieve COVID-related burnout and PTSD among radiology team members

Friday, May 29, 2020

Radiology Business (5/29) reports that COVID-19 pandemic is causing burnout and PTSD among healthcare workers, a phenomenon that may require intervention from hospital and radiology practice leader, according two separate pieces published in JAMA Network Open and Journal of the American College of Radiology.

New Technique For High-Resolution 3D View Inside Tumors

Friday, May 29, 2020

Axis Imaging News (5/29) reports on a study which details a new technique developed by Munich researchers, known as multi-spectral optoacoustic mesoscopy (MSOM), has now been shown capable of resolving optical contrast through tumor volumes that are at least 1,000 times larger than those possible with optical microscopy, enabling high-resolution visualization of tumor heterogeneity patterns.

Breast MRI's better cancer detection outweighs false-positive 'harm'

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/28) reports that breast MRI can produce more false positives on initial screening in women at higher cancer risk—an outcome many consider a "harm"—but patients and their doctors may decide this is justified by the modality's higher cancer detection rate, according to a study published in Clinical Imaging.

Years later, DCIS tied to more imaging but not anxiety

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/26) reports that in the five years after treatment, women with a history of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are more likely than their peers to undergo breast imaging but not to have anxiety or depression, according to the findings of a study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

Why the pandemic may be hitting female radiologists harder, and how hospitals and practices can counter

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Radiology Business (5/26) coronavirus pandemic has hit all aspects of the imaging profession hard, but it may be female members of the field who are taking the brunt of its impact, according to a session of the American College of Radiology’s online annual meeting and a recent study in JACR.