New federal law requires language on breast density
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Abstract PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION: Many breast cancer survivors fail to engage in surveillance mammography to detect new and recurrent cancers. This review identifies factors promoting or inhibiting breast cancer survivors' participation in recommended surveillance mammography. LITERATURE SEARCH: This integrative review included all English-language studies published from 2000 to 2017, identified in CINAHL®, PsycINFO®, Embase®, and MEDLINE® via PubMed®. DATA EVALUATION: 23 studies met the inclusion criteria and were analyzed and synthesized. SYNTHESIS: 19 factors influencing mammog...
Mammomat Revelation with software version VC10 and Biopsy Option Intended Use: For mammography exams, screening, diagnostics, biopsies and dual energy procedures
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Cindy Yuan, Kirti Kulkarni, Brittany Z. DashevskyAbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the impact of comorbid conditions and age on mammography use.MethodsWe used data from the 2011 to 2015 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, which contained records for 40,752 women over the age of 40. Use was defined as a mammogram within the previous 1 or 2 years, analyzed separately. A logit model was employed to evaluate associations between use and comorbidities and age. Statistical significance was defined by a P value
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Said Pertuz, Antti Sassi, Kirsi Holli-Helenius, Joni Kamarainen, Irina Rinta-Kiikka, Anna-Leena Laaperi, Otso ArponenAbstractPurposeTo assess the association between breast cancer risk and mammographic parenchymal measures obtained using a fully-automated, publicly available software, OpenBreast.MethodsThis retrospective case-control study involved screening mammograms of asymptomatic women diagnosed with breast cancer between 2016 and 2017. The 114 cases were matched with corresponding healthy controls by birth and screening ...
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AbstractPurposeThe future of non-operative management of DCIS relies on distinguishing lesions requiring treatment from those needing only active surveillance. More accurate preoperative staging and grading of DCIS would be helpful. We identified determinants of upstaging preoperative breast biopsies showing ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to invasive breast cancer (IBC), or of upgrading them to higher-grade DCIS, following examination of the surgically excised specimen.MethodsWe studied all women with DCIS at preoperative biopsy in a large specialist cancer centre during 2000 –2014. Information from clinical records...
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool - trained on roughly a million screening mammography images - identified breast cancer with approximately 90 percent accuracy when combined with analysis by radiologists, a new study finds. Led by researchers from NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Center for Data Science, the study examined the ability of a type of AI, a machine learning computer program, to add value to
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has a higher cancer detection rate compared...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Synthesized 2D mammography identifies smaller lesions Ultrasound after DBT helpful in women with dense tissue Is screening with DBT worth the additional cost? DBT detects same tumor subtypes as digital mammography DBT finds more cancers in dense breast tissue
ConclusionsThis work has demonstrated a significant correlation between the degree of lesion enhancement in CESM and malignancy. Quantitative analysis of enhancement levels in CESM can distinguish between invasive cancers and benign or in situ lesions.Key Points• There is a possibility of quantitative assessment of contrast enhancement in CESM.• Correlation between quantitative assessment of contrast enhancement in CESM and histopathology was observed.
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