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Study: No Evidence for Age-based Screening Cessation

2017 25 Apr

  Mammography is the standard imaging examination for breast cancer screening. Interestingly, a new study published in JAMA Oncology provides no audit-based evidence on specific age cut-off point for breast cancer screening. The finding supports guidelines for encouraging screening on the basis of individual patient values, comorbidities, and health... Read more

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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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SOLUS Project: Innovation in Breast Cancer Detection

2017 08 Mar

Scientists and engineers are developing an innovative, multimodal tomographic system to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer as part of the SOLUS project (Smart OpticaL and UltraSound diagnostics of breast cancer). The system combines optical methods, a smart optode performing diffuse optical tomography, and conventional ultrasound imaging but also... Read more

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Study: MRI as Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening Tool

2017 21 Feb

With new findings about MRI's ability to improve early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women – not only those at high risk – researchers in Germany say MRI can serve as a useful supplemental screening tool for women at average risk, especially those with dense mammographic tissue. The results are published in the journal Radiology. See Also: New Method... Read more

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Unanswered Questions

2017 16 Feb

The value and importance of multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer was demonstrated at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) congress in Paris in October 2016, when oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and surgeons spoke at a session on neoadjuvant chemotherapy Rationale for Neoadjuvant Treatment  by Suzette Delaloge & Fabienne Thibault Neoadjuvant chemotherapy... Read more

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Study: Correlation between Density, Cancer in Other Breast

2017 12 Feb

A new study published in the journal Cancer indicates that breast cancer patients with dense breast tissue have almost a two-fold increased risk of developing disease in the contralateral breast. The study is among the first to find the association between breast density (BD) and contralateral breast cancer (CBC), according to researchers from The University... Read more

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34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2017 27 Jan

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2017 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium

2017 24 Jan

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Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning Breast Screening and Interventional Solutions at RSNA

2016 27 Nov

--New products spotlight Hologic's leading tomosynthesis technology, including the world's first dedicated prone biopsy system with 2D or 3D™ imaging--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) will highlight its portfolio of innovative, award-winning breast cancer screening and interventional products, including the new Affirm™ prone breast biopsy system, at the... 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