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With controversy lingering around mammography, advances in breast imaging may provide safer and more effective options.
Why Don’t Patients Know the Truth about Mammography?
There is a need for radiologists to educate the public about why mammography isn’t always a lifesaver, according to experts at AHRA.
Mammography Saves Lives in Women Over 75
Mammography detects early cancers in older women and provides better disease-specific survival than cancers discovered by the patient or physician.
Q&A: Ultrasound Screening in Dense Breasts
Long-time proponent of ultrasound for breast screening, Kevin M. Kelly, MD, discusses what radiologists need to know.
Consider Image Processing Type in Mammography When Detecting Cancers
The type of imaging processing used in digital mammography has an impact on detection of calcification clusters.
Federal Bill Would Mandate Breast Density Notification
Federal standard would require women be informed if they have dense breast tissue as indicated on mammogram.
Does More Spending on Breast Cancer Screening Mean Better Detection?
Analyzing whether rising costs of early breast cancer screening, like mammography, lead to better detection rates.
Tomosynthesis Better at Identifiying Architectural Distortion
Tomosynthesis provides better visualization of architectural distortion than mammography.
Breast Tomosynthesis in Practice
Early breast tomosynthesis adopter Washington Radiology Associates increased cancer detection by one-third, decreased call-backs, and improved provider confidence.
Podcast: Implementing a Low Dose Mammography Solution
Raymond Tu, MD, discusses the considerations for implementing a new lower dose mammography system, including patient safety, market share, and cost.
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