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Abbreviated MRI and Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma: What a New Multicenter Study Reveals

January 25, 2023

In a multicenter study involving nearly 300 patients, researchers found that abbreviated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) had a sensitivity rate of 88.2 percent and a specificity rate of 89.1 percent for detecting early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Emerging Insights on MRI-Guided Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Prostate Cancer

January 24, 2023

In a recent video interview, Amar Kishan, M.D., discussed a new study that demonstrated significant side effect reduction when utilizing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance instead of computed tomography (CT) guidance for stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat localized prostate cancer.

New Mammography Study Reveals Mixed Awareness on Breast Cancer Risks

January 23, 2023

In a new survey that examined perceptions of breast cancer risk among more than 1,800 women who had a recent mammogram, 65 percent noted that being overweight or obese was a greater risk factor than breast density, and over a quarter of those interviewed noted they were not aware that they could reduce their breast cancer risk.

ACR Offers Recommendations for Addressing 'Cost-Prohibitive' IDR Process in Radiology

January 20, 2023

Noting the significant administrative fees for the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process of the No Surprises Act and onerous restrictions that have led to a nearly “non-existent” use of batching of disputed claims in radiology, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has sent formal recommendations to the United States Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury for addressing these issues.