Key mammography protections in year-end spending bill uncertain after Trump criticizes legislation

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Health Imaging (12/23) reports on the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which extends the moratorium on controversial United States Preventative Services Task Force breast cancer screening guidelines by one year, pushing the date back to Dec. 31, 2022.

New device combines ABUS, DBT for better breast imaging

Friday, December 18, 2020

Aunt Minnie (12/18) reports that a prototype device combining 3D automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) performed well in a feasibility study published in European Radiology.

MRI screening may benefit women with prior breast cancer

Monday, December 7, 2020

Aunt Minnie (12/07) reports that women with a personal history of breast cancer may benefit from routine MRI screening, according to two presentations at the virtual RSNA meeting.

FDA eases inspection, quality regulations for mammography facilities struggling during COVID crisis

Friday, December 4, 2020

Health Imaging (12/04) reports on new recommendations issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ease quality regulations for mammography facilities struggling to keep up during the ongoing pandemic.

Breast Cancer Detection Better with DBT/Synthetic Mammography Combo

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Diagnostic Imaging (11/10) reports that breast cancer detection is better when radiologists opt for digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) with synthetic mammography (SM) rather than digital mammography (DM) alone, according to research published in Radiology.


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