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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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Hologic Launches Trident® HD Specimen Radiography System in United States, Canada and Europe

2019 26 Apr

Company expands breast specimen imaging portfolio and leadership in breast cancer diagnosis and care. Hologic, Inc.  today announced global commercial availability of the Trident ®  HD specimen radiography system, a next-generation solution that delivers enhanced image quality, improved workflow and instant sample verification during... Read more

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Mammography damage control: a decade of fake news

2019 10 Apr

“Mammography does more harm than good” sums up countless headlines seen in many medical journals, books, and other published articles (print and online). A flood of damaging reports amplified perceived risk of “over-diagnosis” and over-treatment. Study after flawed study — like a house of cards — touted mammography’s alleged harms and costs.  This... Read more

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Study compares DBT with DM for breast cancer screening

2019 13 Mar

Breast cancer screening remains controversial, despite strong evidence of its benefits, including a recent study showing a 47% reduction in risk of death among Swedish women who participated in screening compared with those who did not. In addition, U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) data demonstrate that breast cancer mortality has fallen 43% since... Read more

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#ECR2019 absolute record breaker 30,000+ attendance!

2019 07 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) closed on March 3 with an impressive growth in attendance, a remarkable achievement as the trend for big meetings seems to be heading in the opposite direction lately.  The organisers, the European Society of Radiology (ESR), are proud to announce a total onsite participation of 23,239, including a record... Read more