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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.
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.
Additional Screening May Not Be Necessary for Dense Breasts
Supplemental or alternative screening for breast cancer does not need to be an automatic process for women with dense breast tissue.
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.
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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