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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
Image IQ: 44-year-old Female, Cord-Like Breast Lump
44-year-old female presents with “cord-like,” palpable lump on left breast.
Ultrasound and DBT Find More Cancers Than Mammography
Ultrasound and digital breast tomosynthesis find more cancers than just 2D mammography.
MBI with Mammography Costly, but Improves Cancer Detection
Adding molecular breast imaging to mammography does add to screening cost, but it also increases cancer detection.
Image IQ: Ultrasound Screening of Dense Breasts
49-year-old patient presented for bilateral screening mammogram as well as bilateral screening ultrasound due to dense breast tissue.
Image IQ: 50-year-old Male, Palpable Lump on Left Breast
50-year-old male presents with palpable lump on the left breast.
High Risk Women Don’t Follow Mammography Recommendations
Despite increase in referrals for mammography screening for high-risk women, actual screening numbers did not increase significantly.
Q&A: Radiologist, Patient Factors and Mammography Accuracy
A look at what radiologist and patient factors play a role in false-positive mammography.
Breast Tomosynthesis in Practice
Early breast tomosynthesis adopter Washington Radiology Associates increased cancer detection by one-third, decreased call-backs, and improved provider confidence.
Case History: 55-year-old female with left breast, upper, central lump.
Increase in Breast Size
Case History: 67-year-old female with progressive increase in size of left breast for five years.
Breast Mass, Skin Nodules
Case History: 65-year-old woman with right upper outer quadrant painless mass.
Improving the Imaging Patient’s Experience
With patient satisfaction an increasing concern, radiology vendors and facilities are focused on improving the imaging experience.
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