60% of breast cancer survivors’ imaging care delayed due to COVID-19

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Health Imaging (8/18) reports that nearly half of breast cancer survivors in the U.S. experienced care disruptions during the beginnings of the pandemic, according to new research published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, exposing dangerous cracks in the nation’s healthcare system.

‘Pink card’ program brings walk-in screening mammograms to vulnerable patients

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Health Imaging (8/5) reports on the success of a walk-in screening mammography program launched by Massachusetts General Hospital’s academic breast imaging division. This "Pink Card" program has bolstered access to its most vulnerable patient populations, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Bolstering breast imaging recall letter readability significantly improves timely patient follow-up

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Radiology Business (7/30) reports on a new retrospective study from John Hopkins researchers which states bolstering the readability of breast imaging recall letters can significantly improve timely patient follow-up.

Case study: Breast CT uncovers COVID-19 pneumonia

Monday, July 27, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/27) reports on a case study published in Radiology Case Reports which states that an incarcerated woman who underwent CT staging for breast cancer was found to have COVID-19 pneumonia.

Which breast cancer patients benefit from preop MRI?

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/21) reports on a study from Radiology: Imaging Cancer which found that no patient- or tumor-specific factors predicted preoperative breast MRI outcomes.