Search Tag: Mammography

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#RSNA18: Mammography screening women over 75? Yes!

2018 20 Nov

Women aged 75 and older should continue to perform mammography screening as a high occurrence of breast cancer was found among this older age group in a new study that will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). There has been controversy in recent years on what the cut-off age should be... Read more

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Dense breast reporting laws in the USA

2018 07 Nov

What has been the impact? A new study reports on the impact of breast density legislation in the USA on awareness of breast density and conversations between doctors and women about screening. Almost 10 years after the first breast density notification law was passed in Connecticut in 2009, 36 states in the USA now have such legislation.... Read more

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New York Roentgen Society Annual Meeting 2018

2018 17 Oct

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Health Management

What is the future of breast cancer screening?

2018 21 Aug

Αdvances in technology and the advent of precision medicine point to a move away from ‘one size fits all’ breast cancer screening. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cause of death from cancer in women worldwide and the second leading cause of death from cancer in women in developed countries (Ferlay et al. 2014a; 2014b). Breast... Read more

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2018 25 Jul

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement.org, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System has helped radiologists to detect more cancers,... Read more

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Study: start breast cancer screening at 40

2018 29 May

Based on stage at diagnosis of breast cancer, the greatest mortality reduction is achieved with mammography utilisation starting at the age of 40. This is the main finding of a study that compared estimated 5-year mortalities of patients diagnosed with breast cancer based on stage at diagnosis and national screening mammography guideline categorisation.... Read more

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Poor prognosis for breast cancer detected after negative mammography

2018 08 May

New Harvard-led research indicates that cases of breast cancer diagnosed after a negative screening mammogram were more likely to be associated with poor prognosis than those cancers diagnosed after a positive screening mammogram. The findings were based on a review and analysis of mammography data for more than 300,000 women and published in JAMA... Read more

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Using Twitter to communicate radiogenic risks of mammography

2018 24 Apr

New research investigated the informational and opinion trends within the popular microblog service of Twitter concerning the radiation exposure associated with screening mammography for breast cancer detection. The findings show Twitter users were not largely unfavourable toward mammography due to its projected radiation risks. The study is an article... Read more

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Study: Fewer recalls mean higher interval cancer rates

2018 03 Apr

New research finds that lower screening mammography recall rates – the rates at which women are called back for additional testing based on suspicious findings – correlate with higher rates of breast cancers detected between screenings (or interval cancers). Analysis of some 5 million screening episodes from 84 screening facilities in the UK showed... Read more