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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
Do Docs Even Follow USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines?
A presentation at ARRS looked at whether surgeons are really following the USPSTF guidelines.
Speak Now About USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
USPSTF released a draft recommendation statement on breast cancer screening; little has changed since the last statement in 2009.
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.
Economics of Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis and False Positives
Weighing the costs of breast cancer screening and the economic impact of false positives.
Full Field Digital Mammography May Miss Interval Breast Cancers
Full field digital mammography, performed instead of screen film mammography, finds fewer interval breast cancers.
Low Breast Density, Poor Breast Cancer Prognosis
Patients with breast cancer and very low mammographic breast density have a poorer prognosis.
Reliability in Measuring Breast Density
Two automated volumetric methods were superior in measuring breast density.
Breast Tomosynthesis in Practice
Early breast tomosynthesis adopter Washington Radiology Associates increased cancer detection by one-third, decreased call-backs, and improved provider confidence.
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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