Important Takeaways from the World’s Largest Breast Imaging Meeting

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Earlier this month the Society of Breast Imaging held the 2016 SBI ACR Breast Imaging Symposium in Austin, TX. Over 900 breast imagers gathered to discuss the latest science and techniques in the field. All came with the same goal: to improve the care they provide their patients. Breast imagers are clinicians whose number one priority is excellent patient care.  

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening

Friday, March 18, 2016
I get this weird phone call every July from my mom. “Do I really have to?” “Yes, mom, you do. Each and every single year.” My mom absolutely abhors mammograms, and she calls me every summer asking me if she really needs her annual mammogram, especially as she grows older.

Confused about mammography screening? Don’t be, here are the FACTS

Monday, February 29, 2016
You might be wondering…when should I get my first mammogram? 40? 45? 50? And then once I get it how often should I get one, every year? Every other year? Too many organizations are recommending too many different things about when to begin and how often to get a mammogram. So if you are confused you have good reason to be.

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The Society of Breast Imaging‘s goal for its initiative End the Confusion is to provide evidence based information on breast cancer screening. We will continue to provide information and resources as well as our views on the latest breast cancer screening news so we encourage you to regularly visit the website, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@BreastImaging). Hopefully we have addressed and will continue to address any and all confusion you experience when it comes to breast cancer screening. 

*The Society of Breast Imaging welcomes contributions from guest bloggers. If you would like to be a guest blogger, please review the guidelines here and email your blog post to info@sbi-online.org.*

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