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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
Screening Mammography Results in Overdiagnosis of Small Cancers
Mammography screening detects small cancers without affecting large breast cancer detection rate or mortality from breast cancer.
Mammography, Ultrasound at High Risk for Medicolegal Claims
Breast imaging, specifically mammography and ultrasound, are at highest risk for medicolegal claims.
Breast Density Notification Laws by State — Interactive Map
UPDATED. Many states have laws on breast density notification after mammography screening – but not all notification is the same.
Too Much Imaging in Stage I and II Breast Cancer Patients
Inappropriate imaging is still performed among asymptomatic women with stage I or II breast cancer in Ontario.
Education About Breast Cancer Screening Sparks Discussion
Clinicians were more likely to discuss breast cancer screening issues with patients following an educational intervention.
False-Positive Mammography Differences a Mystery
US women experience higher false-positive mammography rates than do European women.
Breast Cancer Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality
Breast cancer screening for women aged 50 to 74 does reduce breast cancer mortality.
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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