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Machine Learning Improves Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

2019 18 Dec

Researchers in New Zealand are combining machine learning (ML) and standard imaging to improve both diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.   You might also like: RSNA 2019: Biennial Mammography Screening Yields More Advanced-Stage Cancers   The Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Science and technology, Health and medicine Researchers... Read more

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Bridging the Radiologist Staffing Gap with New Training Initiative

2019 13 Nov

Summary: Across the world, there is a workforce crisis impacting breast disease management that is partly attributed to a shortage of radiologists. In the UK, a new credentialling programme seeks to tackle this through training more clinicians to become breast treatment experts. A new three-year accreditation programme, launched by the Royal... Read more

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Tomosynthesis and Multi-disciplinary Teams at EUSOBI

2019 24 Sep

  The European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) is preparing to open its doors to nearly 1000 participants from across Europe at its annual congress taking place in Budapest next week.   You might also like: Machine Learning Cuts Mammogram Volume Radiologists Need to Read This year’s meeting is organised in collaboration with... Read more

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Better Insight*, Better Peace of Mind

2019 26 Aug

Enhanced diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography with the use of Artificial Intelligence   Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, with an estimated incidence of 560,000 cases in 2018, in Europe. 1 The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that 627,000 women worldwide, 2 out of which 150.0002 only in Europe, died from... Read more

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Affidea partners with ScreenPoint Medical to increase diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography

2019 11 Jul

Affidea and ScreenPoint Medical announced a strategic partnership to streamline and improve the clinical performance of screening mammography and drive the earlier detection of breast cancer. The partnership will leverage Affidea’s growing footprint in the European breast imaging marketplace and will provide a unique opportunity for ScreenPoint... Read more

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How-to 'Twitter': Starter's guide to navigating the radiology Twitterverse

2019 22 May

A starter’s guide for radiologists unfamiliar with Twitter to highlight benefits of active Twitter involvement and remove perceived barriers to active Twitter use The dominion of social media has transformed the way healthcare professionals and organisations connect with patients and interact with members and peers in the medical community.... Read more

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U.S. dense breast notification laws: awareness & early cancer detection after mammo

2019 14 May

Breast density is recognised as a risk factor for breast cancer, and dense breast tissue can decrease mammographic sensitivity, leading to diagnostic delay . This is of particular concern to women in their 40s and 50s , for whom the prevalence of dense breasts ranges from 38% to 57%. Concerns about the low sensitivity of screening mammography... Read more

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ARRS LIVE - Women's Imaging Virtual Symposium

2019 27 Sep

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