A study compared the diagnostic performance of automated breast ultrasound systems and hand-held ultrasound in evaluating pure non-mass enhancement lesions.
Category: Women’s Imaging
Nearly half of women 40 years of age and older who get mammograms are found to have dense breast tissue—a condition that increases the risk of breast cancer. Here is how GE Healthcare is addressing the issue with its ABUS technology.Read More
Radiology groups need to help educate both patients and their primary-care and Ob-Gyn clinicians about the issues that dense breast tissue can raise. To address that goal, AXIS Imaging News recently got advice from attending radiologist Stamatia Destounis, MD.Read More
Cancers found in patients undergoing annual mammography screening are smaller and less advanced than those found in patients undergoing screenings every two years, according to a study presented earlier this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.Read More
AXIS Imaging News recently asked Dana Smetherman, MD, MPH, chair of the American College of Radiology’s commission on breast imaging, about the organization’s breast cancer screening toolkit. Here’s what she had to say.Read More
A study comparing cancer detection rates for screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus full-field digital mammography found that DBT results in “significantly increased cancer detection”—irrespective of tumor type, size, or grade of cancer.Read More