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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
MRI to Determine BPE Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer
MRI may determine which women at risk for breast cancer most need supplemental screening, based on their BPE levels.
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.
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.
Ultrasound Best for Investigating Pelvic Symptoms
OB/GYNs should begin with ultrasound to examine women presenting with pelvic symptoms, urges a physician group.
Low Breast Density, Poor Breast Cancer Prognosis
Patients with breast cancer and very low mammographic breast density have a poorer prognosis.
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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