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Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

New findings published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevent show significant differences in the accuracy of diagnostic mammograms across racial and ethnic groups, with variation observed in several measures of diagnostic performance.  Several studies have already established tha

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NICE Endorses Magnetic Marker Liquid Probe for Breast Cancer Metastasis

NICE Endorses Magnetic Marker Liquid Probe for Breast Cancer Metastasis

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) now endorses the use of Magtrace and Sentimag magnetic marker liquids to locate sentinel lymph nodes in women with breast cancer in a new draft guidance.   Sentinel lymph nodes are the first lymph nodes that a primary tumour c

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AI Catches What Radiologists Miss on Breast Screening

AI Catches What Radiologists Miss on Breast Screening

A large German study found that AI can accurately detect and localise breast cancers on screening exams missed by radiologists, which in turn can reduce the frequency of cancers between screenings (usually 24 months).   Many breast cancers are clinically detected due the onset of symptom

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SKIA Develops SKIA_Breast, AR Navigation on Patient Body for Doctors

SKIA Develops SKIA_Breast, AR Navigation on Patient Body for Doctors

SKIA Co., Ltd. (CEO Lee Jong-Myung) has introduced an innovative technology that will lead to an evolution in surgical preparations and take procedures one step further. SKIA_Breast is a digital surgery guide solution based on augmented reality (AR) that superimposes a patient's medical ima

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Flatiron Data Supports Using Palbociclib Plus an Aromatase Inhibitor for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Flatiron Data Supports Using Palbociclib Plus an Aromatase Inhibitor for Metastatic Breast Cancer

This Pfizer-sponsored study used de-identified data derived from the Flatiron Health Analytic Database in a retrospective observational study to demonstrate palbociclib (PAL) combined with an aromatase inhibitor (AI) is an effective first-line therapy for treating metastatic breast cancer.  

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How Good is the Evidence Informing Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines?

How Good is the Evidence Informing Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines?

A study published in Clinical Breast Cancer  revealed that the quality of the systematic reviews that provide the evidence to inform clinical practice guidelines differed widely.   The systematic reviews and meta-analyses used to inform the clinical practice guidelines for the Natio

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How Do Perceptions of Radiologists and AI Systems in Breast Screening Differ?

How Do Perceptions of Radiologists and AI Systems in Breast Screening Differ?

A study published in Nature Scientific Reports  revealed striking differences in the way radiologists and artificial intelligence (AI) systems perceive breast cancer lesions. Given that how they recognise breast cancer differs, this New York University study demonstrates the potential value o

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Jefferson Radiology Implements Tele-Ultrasound to Improve Breast Imaging Accessibility

Jefferson Radiology Implements Tele-Ultrasound to Improve Breast Imaging Accessibility

New telemedicine software enables radiologists to connect with patients virtually and in real-time Jefferson Radiology has implemented advanced telemedicine software for its diagnostic ultrasound appointments. Collaboration Live, a tele-ultrasound software by Philips™, will dramatically impro

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ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

Hologic, Inc.announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published an update which expands the utility of Breast Cancer Index™ (BCI) within its Clinical Practice Guideline: “Biomarkers for Adjuvant Endocrine and Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer.” Specifically,

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AI in Population Breast Screening Cuts Radiologist Workload by 63%

AI in Population Breast Screening Cuts Radiologist Workload by 63%

Danish and Dutch researchers recently demonstrated that using artificial intelligence (AI) as an aid in population-based breast screening can cut radiologist workload by 63% and false positive finding by 25%.   Examining the mammograms produced by population-based breast cancer screening p

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