A new study in Radiology suggests that annual breast cancer screening from age 40 to at least 79 reduces mortality significantly with minimal risks, challenging previous recommendations and emphasizing the benefits of early detection.
Category: Women’s Imaging
Florida-based TGH Imaging is expanding patient access to breast cancer screening across four counties by adding Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography exams.Read More
The American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging urge the United States Preventive Services Task Force to recommend annual mammography for women aged 40 and older, citing higher effectiveness in saving lives, disparities in minority communities, importance of risk assessment, transgender considerations, and continued screening beyond age 74.Read More
Breast radiologist Linda Hovanessian Larsen, MD, is supporting the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for mammography starting at age 40, highlighting their potential to address disparities in breast cancer screening and treatment.Read More
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that by using a mathematical model to monitor changes in breast density over time in mammograms, they can better identify women at high risk of breast cancer and even predict which breast may be affected.Read More
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has concluded the RSNA Screening Mammography Breast Cancer Detection AI Challenge, which encouraged participants to develop AI models for accurate breast cancer detection from mammography images, with the winning teams providing promising solutions that will further the study of AI tools’ performance in clinical settings.Read More