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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
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.
CaSc Plus CCTA Can Rule Out CAD in Women
CCTA, when combined with calcium scoring, can rule out coronary artery disease in women with atypical chest pain.
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.
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.
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.
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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