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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
High-grade DCIS Detection Rates Increase with Age
Screening mammography finds more high-grade DCIS among older women.
Mammography Alone Just As Good As Mammography with CAD
Mammography alone is just as good as mammography with CAD, and less expensive, for detecting breast cancer.
MRI Technique May Reduce Need for Breast Biopsies
Unenhanced diagnostic MR imaging–DWIBS mammography may detect false-positive X-ray screening mammograms.
FDA Clears Multi-modality Breast Imaging and PACS Viewer
Barco’s Coronis Uniti display system received expanded clearance for multi-modality viewing.
Menopause, Not Age, Should Determine Breast Cancer Screening
Biennial screening mammography may detect more advanced cancers among premenopausal women than annual screening would.
New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Start at Age 45
Annual screening mammography can wait until age 45 for women at average risk of breast cancer.
Image IQ: 44-year-old Female, Cord-Like Breast Lump
44-year-old female presents with “cord-like,” palpable lump on left breast.
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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