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Breast Cancer Screening: What MDs Recommend

2017 10 Apr

In a U.S.-wide study examining breast cancer screening recommendations physicians give their patients, results show that annual examinations are often recommended by clinicians. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, was conducted amid recent guideline changes.See Also: Study: MRI as Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening ToolGuidelines issued... Read more

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2017 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium

2017 24 Jan

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RSNA16: No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off

2016 28 Nov

According to the results of the largest-ever study on screening mammography outcomes, there is no clear cut-off age when breast cancer screening should be stopped. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast cancer screening has been a controversial issue for quite some time with significant... Read more

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European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) 2017

2016 24 Nov

The European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) introduced an European Diploma in Breast Imaging (EDBI) in 2012. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging will be a common European qualification for breast imagers and will help to standardise training and expertise in breast imaging across Europe. The European Diploma in Breast Imaging is endorsed by the... Read more

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Mammography is the Most Proven Screening Method

2016 13 Nov

INTERVIEW WITH GÁBOR FORRAI, EUSOBI PRESIDENTWhat were some of the highlights of the European Society of Breast Imaging 2016 annual scientific meeting? It was a fantastic meeting, with 730 attendees, the highest ever. Popular sessions included the BI -RADS workshop for standardising reporting in breast imaging and screening. The sessions on diffusion... Read more

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First Reviews of New Hologic Affirm™ Prone Biopsy System are Very Positive

2016 06 Nov

Breast tomosynthesis exams, Hologic calls the exams 3D MAMMOGRAPHY, have shown to be an advance over digital mammography, with higher cancer detection rates and fewer patient recalls for additional testing   The new Affirm prone system, which was installed for the first time in Europe earlier this year, is widely considered one the most significant... Read more

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Healthcare Reforms Cause Increase in Mammography

2016 20 Sep

According to a new study published in Radiology, the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) has resulted in small but significant improvements in mammography utilisation in its first three years.MSSP is the largest value-based population reimbursement programme in U.S. history and has been established as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The goal... Read more