Benefits of DBT vary 'substantially' depending on the individual radiologist

Monday, March 30, 2020

Health Imaging (3/30) reports that while DBT produced lower recall rates and improved cancer detection overall, there was “wide variability” among individual imaging physicians, according to a study published by JAMA Network Open

Small acts of self-care can manage COVID-19 stress

Friday, March 27, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/27) reports on a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology which indicates that small acts of self-care can protect radiologists from burnout, even in the face of the additional stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shorter MRI works for patients with breast cancer history

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/25) reports that breast MRI with a shorter screening protocol can still help detect cancer recurrence for women with a personal history of breast cancer, according to a study published in the journal PLOS One.

Mammography alone effective for fatty tissue evaluation

Monday, March 23, 2020

Aunt Minnie (3/23) reports that diagnostic mammography is effective on its own for evaluating palpable breast cancer symptoms in women with almost entirely fatty breast tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.


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