For Women With Genetic Risk, Biannual MRI Beats Mammograms

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Source: Oncology Times - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: News Source Type: research

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This study examined the suitability of health insurance claims data for assessing and explaining geographic variations in mammography screening participation and breast cancer incidence at the district level. Based on screening unit data (1,181,212 mammography screening events), cancer registry data (13,241 incident breast cancer cases) and claims data (147,325 mammography screening events; 1,778 incident breast cancer cases), screening unit and claims-based standardized participation ratios (SPR) of mammography screening as well as cancer registry and claims-based standardized incidence ratios (SIR) of breast cancer betwe...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
A new study argues there's potential benefit in regular mammograms for men who are at high risk of breast cancer.
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Publication date: Available online 16 September 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Haijie Li, Lu Yin, Ni He, Peng Han, Yueqiang Zhu, Yue Ma, Aidi Liu, Hong Lu, Zhipeng Gao, Peifang Liu, Yaopan Wu, Zhaoxiang YeAbstractPurposeTo compare the comfort levels of cone beam breast computed tomography (CBBCT) and digital mammography.Materials and MethodsOn 409 patients, CBBCT was performed within 1 week after conventional mammography. Patients evaluated their comfort by using an 11-point numerical rating scale (NRS-11) after completing the two examinations. The lower the score was, the more comfortable the examinat...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 September 2019Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Halit Nahit Şendur, Mahi Nur Cerit, Serap Gültekin, Emetullah Cindil, Pınar KılıçObjectivesTo compare mass size measurements between synthesized mammography (SM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM), and to assess interobserver agreement for those measurements.Materials and MethodsOne hundred and forty-three patients who underwent FFDM and digital breast tomosynthesis acquisitions during the same compression session were included in the study. Two observers with four-and 1-year experience with digital breast tomosy...
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Breast cancer in men is rare, but for those at a high risk, screening mammography may be beneficial in detecting early stage tumors.Medscape Medical News
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Mammograms are more effective at detecting breast cancer in high-risk men than in women who are at average risk of developing the disease, and could provide potentially lifesaving early detection of male breast cancer.
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Screening mammography benefits men at high risk of breast cancer, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA urges that men be included in breast cancer trials Men need breast cancer screening too SBI: Don't overlook men when it comes to breast cancer FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too Male breast masses require careful investigation
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TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- Mammography has saved hundreds of thousands of lives by detecting breast cancer early in women. Could such regular X-ray screening also help men? A new study argues there's potential benefit in regular mammograms for men...
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TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- Screening for breast cancer in men has increased over time, with high sensitivity and specificity for mammographic screening, according to a study published online Sept. 17 in Radiology. Yiming Gao, M.D., from the New York...
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