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Eight recommendations released for imaging women post-mastectomy and breast reconstruction.
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released updated appropriateness criteria recommendations for breast cancer screening of women who have had mastectomy or breast reconstruction.
Recurrence rates of breast cancer post-mastectomy are reported to be between 1 percent-to-2 percent. Clinical evaluation is critical for any post-mastectomy symptoms, including the appropriate use of imaging. These are the ACR’s recommendations: