Immunotherapy improves outcome in high-risk, HER2-negative breast cancer

Friday, May 8, 2020

Reuters (5/8) reports that adding the immune-checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab and the PARP inhibitor olaparib to standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy may improve outcome in women with high-risk, HER2-negative breast cancer, according to results of the I-SPY 2 trial, presented during the 2020 AACR Virual Annual Meeting.

Bilateral breast MRI needed even after mastectomy

Friday, May 8, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/8) reports that follow-up of breast cancer survivors with breast MRI should be bilateral, even in asymptomatic women who underwent mastectomy, according to a study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Experts recommend Facebook to promote breast screening

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Aunt Minnie (5/5) reports on a paper published in the Journal of Digital Imaging which suggests that radiologists may be able to use Facebook Live to provide accurate breast screening information.

Obamacare May Have Boosted Use of Mammograms

Friday, May 1, 2020

HealthDay News (5/1) reports on a study from the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which states that Medicaid expansion under Obamacare has increased access to mammograms for impoverished older women.

Another major study supports long-term DBT benefits

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Aunt Minnie (4/29) reports on a recent study published in Radiology which found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) sustained high specificity and low false-positive rates over multiple breast screening cycles.


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