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Mammography centers in the U.S. have rapidly adopted 3D mammography -- also...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds more cancers of all types than FFDM Is screening with DBT worth the additional cost? DBT detects same tumor subtypes as digital mammography DBT finds more cancers in dense breast tissue AI enhances radiologist performance for DBT
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Should women with a family history of breast cancer start mammography screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast cancer survivors fail to pursue surveillance German study confirms breast screening's mortality reduction Do payouts influence mammography guidelines? Breast cancer screening compliance changes as women age Women born outside U.S. less likely to undergo mammography
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Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: Seminars in Cancer BiologyAuthor(s): Tibor Tot, Maria Gere, Syster Hofmeyer, Annette Bauer, Ulrika PellasAbstractMany breast lesions are associated with microcalcifications that are detectable by mammography. In most cases, radiologists are able to distinguish calcifications usually associated with benign diseases from those associated with malignancy. In addition to their value in the early detection of breast carcinoma and accurate radiological diagnosis, the presence of microcalcifications often affects the extent of surgical intervention. Certain types of micro...
Source: Seminars in Cancer Biology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Breast cancer mortality in Germany dropped by more than 20% after the country...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do payouts influence mammography guidelines? Breast cancer screening compliance changes as women age Women born outside U.S. less likely to undergo mammography MBI useful in particular breast screening scenarios Synthesized 2D mammography identifies smaller lesions
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Publication date: Available online 13 November 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Ethan O. Cohen, Olena O. Weaver, Hilda H. Tso, Karen E. Gerlach, Jessica W.T. Leung
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
In this study, we propose a novel attention-guided dense-upsampling network (AUNet) for accurate breast mass segmentation in whole mammograms directly. In AUNet, we employ an asymmetrical encoder-decoder structure and propose an effective upsampling block, attention-guided dense-upsampling block (AU block). Especially, the AU block is designed to have three merits. Firstly, it compensates the information loss of bilinear upsampling by dense upsampling. Secondly, it designs a more effective method to fuse high- and low-level features. Thirdly, it includes a channel-attention function to highlight rich-information channels. ...
Source: Physics in Medicine and Biology - Category: Physics Authors: Tags: Phys Med Biol Source Type: research
AbstractBreast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the USA. Despite the availability of screening mammograms, significant disparities still exist in breast cancer outcomes of racial/ethnic and sexual/gender minorities. To address these disparities, the Mount Sinai Mobile Breast Health Program in New York City collaborated with local organizations to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate breast cancer education programs aimed at increasing screening mammogram utilization. Literature review of the barriers to mammography screening formed the basis to allow us to draft a narrative presentat...
Source: Journal of Cancer Education - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Reproductive ToxicologyAuthor(s): Barbara A. Cohn, Piera M. Cirillo, Nickilou Y. Krigbaum, Lauren M. Zimmermann, Julie D. Flom, Mary Beth TerryABSTRACTIntrauterine and early-life exposures, including intrauterine smoke exposures and infant growth are associated with mammographic breast density (MBD), a strong breast cancer risk factor. We investigated whether placental morphometry which is affected by intrauterine smoke exposure and also influences infant growth predicts %MBD at ages 37-47. In 247 daughters in the Child Health and Development Studies, we found that ...
Source: Reproductive Toxicology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Claudia Mello-Thoms
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Reproductive ToxicologyAuthor(s): Nickilou Y. Krigbaum, Piera M. Cirillo, Julie D. Flom, Jasmine A. McDonald, Mary Beth Terry, Barbara A. CohnAbstractPrior studies in the Child Health and Development Studies (CHDS) found in utero exposure to the pesticide, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), increased breast cancer risk by age 52. Mammographic density is considered a primary risk factor for breast cancer. We conducted a study of 309 daughters from the CHDS to examine in utero DDT exposure and mammographic density in midlife. Among daughters with high (>75th pe...
Source: Reproductive Toxicology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
After a Styles column about one woman ’s experience with an early diagnosis, readers shared poignant stories of fear and survival.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Breast Cancer Mastectomy Radiation Mammography Tamoxifen (Drug) New York Times Source Type: news
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