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IMAGING Management

Improving Breast Cancer Detection After Breast Conservation Therapy

2017 27 Jun

Women aged 50 years or younger who underwent breast conservation therapy may benefit from breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening as an adjunct to mammography, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.“After breast conservation therapy in women 50 years or younger, the addition of MRI to annual mammography screening improves detection... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation Underused

2014 17 Dec

According to a study published in JAMA, most breast cancer patients do not receive radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly, despite guidelines endorsing their use. The study was released at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (TX, USA).   Breast cancer accounts for the largest portion of national expenditures on cancer care.... Read more