Fast breast MRI ready for clinical use following shorter read times, accurate cancer detection

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Medscape (4/1) reports that in high-risk women, abbreviated breast MRI protocols require shorter interpretation times while maintaining similar cancer detection rates compared to full-sequence magnetic resonance imaging, according to a recent analysis published in the Journal of Breast Imaging.

Non-Imaging Biomarker Measurement Can Reduce Breast Biopsies by 30 Percent

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Diagnostic Imaging (3/18) reports on new research from Clinical Cancer Research that states that using a threshold value for a non-invasive imaging biomarker alongside contrast-enhanced MRI could reduce unwanted breast biopsies by approximately 30 percent.

Black Women Less Likely to Undergo Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Monday, March 8, 2021

Medscape (3/8) reports that women have better screening outcomes with digital breast tomosynthesis, but a new study from the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests that Black women have less access to this imaging modality.

New warning about women getting mammograms after getting COVID-19 vaccine

Friday, February 12, 2021

Good Morning America (2/12) presented a wellness piece citing a recent position statement from the Society of Breast Imaging which states that swollen lymph nodes from receiving COVID-19 vaccines could throw off results of a mammogram.

Radiology’s input on new USPSTF breast cancer screening plan is ‘critical,’ ACR says

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Health Imaging (1/28) reports that the United States Preventative Services Task Force has opened a public comment period for its new breast cancer screening research plan, and radiology’s input on the topic is “critical,” the American College of Radiology said in recent statement.


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