FDA document outlines new mammo appeals process

Monday, July 20, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/20) reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance document with new options for mammography facilities that want to appeal accreditation decisions.

Communication is key to timely breast biopsies

Monday, July 20, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/20) reports that communication is key for ensuring timely patient follow-up on abnormal mammogram results, according to the findings of a qualitative study featuring a diverse group on women in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

State watch: Rad techs slam ‘inequitable’ Louisiana tax law; Missouri, Pennsylvania boost breast imaging coverage

Monday, July 20, 2020

Radiology Business (7/20) reports reports on criticism of a new Louisiana tax law by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for failing to include its members along with radiation therapists.

DBT offers most accurate tumor measurements among breast imaging approaches

Friday, July 17, 2020

Health Imaging (7/17) reports that digital breast tomosynthesis offers the most accurate tumor size measurements among breast imaging techniques, regardless of tissue density, according to new research published in Clinical Imaging.

New breast cancer risk model includes 93 relationships

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Aunt Minnie (7/9) reports that patient age, breast density, and radiation exposure are among the strongest, direct risk factors for breast cancer, according to a new etiology model published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.