Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often

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We examined supplemental screening (ie, MRI, ultrasound, or tomosynthesis within 6 months of screening mammogram) among a sample of 2,764 African American (AA) and 691 European American (EA) women with negative or benign screening mammograms for whom we had data from both before and after implementation of breast density notification laws in the state of Michigan. Results indicated a 5-fold increase (from 0.14% to 0.7% of women) in supplemental screening among screen-negative women after passage of the law, driven in large part by an increase in supplemental screening among AA women. Breast density was more predictive of s...
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted a proposed rule to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, DHS ramp up cooperation on cybersecurity FDA proposes update to cybersecurity guidance FDA restores Fla. mammography center's accreditation FDA to work with tech on digital health innovation C-MIMI: FDA readies program to speed software reviews
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Conclusions: this study shows the need for a better use of the installed capacity for mammograms in Pernambuco State t aken by the insufficient mammography offering and the poor distribution of the equipment in its territory.Resumo Objetivo: descrever a distribui ção dos mamógrafos disponíveis para o Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) e da oferta de mamografias realizadas através desse sistema, por região de saúde em Pernambuco e compará-los aos parâmetros assistenciais preconizados pelo Ministério da Saúde. Métodos: Trata-se de um e...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil - Category: Midwifery Source Type: research
Implementation of DL algorithm in routine clinical practice has agreement with radiologists
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(MedPage Today) -- Set to include revised screening recommendations, breast density information
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Nearly half of women have dense breasts, a risk factor for breast cancer. For proper screening, spotting dense breast tissue is important, as it can hide the presence of tumors. Currently, dense tissue is identified by radiologists viewing mammograph...
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A simplified, single-view version of digital breast tomosynthesis may increase the detection of breast cancer over standard digital mammography, with lower radiation exposure, say Swedish scientists.Medscape Medical News
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THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- A deep learning (DL) algorithm can successfully assess mammographic breast density, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in Radiology. Constance D. Lehman, M.D., Ph.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and...
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Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions said more than 1 million...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Volpara receives new ISO certification Volpara debuts new positioning assessment application Volpara, Mammography Educators launch training videos Volpara launches 2 new products at ECR 2018 Volpara highlights 4 studies at RSNA 2017
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ConclusionCombined FFDM + DBT in the post breast cancer surveillance regimen has shown to reduce the patients' RR and to increase the CDR. FFDM + DBT had higher diagnostic accuracy than FFDM alone. FFDM + DBT ought to be a standard combination in the breast cancer surveillance in treated patients.
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
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