The Diagnostic Imaging mammography modality focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about industry product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the use of mammography, including 2D digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, and breast ultrasound.

What a New Mammography Study Reveals About Surveillance Imaging in Women Treated for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

January 12, 2023

While breast cancer imaging guidelines recommend annual screening for five years after treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a new study of over 12,000 women found that only 52 percent had consistent surveillance screening with researchers noting disproportionately lower follow-up imaging rates for Black and Hispanic women.

What a New Study Reveals About Breast Density Awareness

January 06, 2023

In a recent interview from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Mary Yamashita, M.D. discussed a variety of findings from a survey of over 8,000 women about breast density awareness, challenges with current breast density notification after mammography exams, and the ongoing need to educate patients as well as referring providers on breast density awareness.