For National Mammography Day, Diagnostic Imaging offers a closer look at emerging news, current insights and recent research on mammography.
Review the slideshow below to catch up on the latest news, insights and emerging research on mammography.
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In a recent letter to U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said a final rule on amendments t the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), including an oft-delayed national standard for breast density notification in mammography reporting, may be published in the next couple of months. READ MORE
As literature continues to emerge about the potential of contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM), this author reviews clinical and practical benefits of the modality and pertinent steps for additing it to your diagnostic armamentarium. READ MORE
In a large retrospective review of over four million Medicare claims, researchers found that Black women were 16 percent less likely to have access to digital breast tomosynthesis than White women. READ MORE
In a study involving nearly 700 patients with atypical ductal or lobular hyperplasia, or lobular carcinoma in situ, researchers found no difference in four-year breast cancer detection rates between women who had screening mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and women who only had mammography screening. READ MORE
In a large study of nearly 100,000 women, researchers found that the combination of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and synthesized mammography had more than triple the detection rate for invasive breast cancer in extreely dense breasts in comparison to digital mammography alone. READ MORE