What experts say about the COVID-19 vaccine and menstruation, mammograms and more
Four health experts told CBC News there are key findings women can keep in mind when getting the COVID-19 vaccine — particularly if they are pregnant, booking a mammogram or a fertility treatment, or wondering whether it can disrupt their menstrual cycle. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Lunit highlights Karolinska AI studies
Lunit is claiming that its artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm showed grea...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit partners with Philips on chest AI software Lunit, Infinitt partner on Indonesian distribution deal Lunit touts study for COVID-19 imaging Lunit highlights AI lung cancer detection research Lunit touts AI mammography studies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk - Based Approach Developed to Triage Mammography Use
Clinical indication and individual risk factors linked to breast cancer detection and could help triage mammography use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk-Based Approach Developed to Triage Mammography Use
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Clinical indication and individual risk factors are associated with breast cancer detection and could help triage mammography examinations, according to a study published online March 25 in JAMA Network Open. Diana L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Routine Cancer Screenings Declined Significantly at Start of Pandemic
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Following the COVID-19 national emergency declaration March 13, 2020, mammography and colonoscopy rates declined by more than 90 percent among commercially insured American adults, according to a report published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women and the Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Can it affect mammograms or the timing of fertility treatments? What side effects should you look out for? Experts weigh in. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Content Type: Service Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infertility Mammography Women and Girls Menstruation Source Type: news

Women of color still face barriers in breast cancer treatment
Despite advances in breast cancer research and treatment over the decades, racia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Meta-analysis finds good news, bad news for radiology AI research Health practitioners overestimate likelihood of disease, study says National nonprofits launch cancer screening campaign in COVID-19 era Breast cancer incidence to increase by 2040, but not mortality How to overcome myths about mammography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cuzick: It's time to think about risk-adapted breast cancer screening
It's time to consider risk-adapted breast cancer screening, said Jack Cuzick...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Health practitioners overestimate likelihood of disease, study says Breast cancer incidence to increase by 2040, but not mortality DBT shows promise in new study with lower interval cancer rates Is media coverage of mammography biased toward optimism? Breast screening rates rebound after COVID, but deficit remains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Strong Rebound in Mammography Volume Noted by July 2020
Rebound followed decrease in April 2020 versus prepandemic April 2019 level; rebound lower for Hispanic, Asian women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Interval Cancers Down With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Interval cancer rate 1.6 per 1,000 women screened with DBT compared with 2.8 per 1,000 women screened with digital mammography (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

LG debuts monitor optimized for mammography
Display firm LG Electronics now offers a 31-inch 12-megapixel monitor that i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: LG debuts 3 monitors at RSNA 2019 LG Electronics taps new marketing VP LG unveils new monitor, detectors at RSNA 2018 LG broadens medical imaging portfolio (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Strong Rebound in Mammography Volume Noted by July 2020
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Screening and diagnostic mammography volumes decreased in April 2020 compared with April 2019 prepandemic levels but mainly rebounded by July 2020 compared with July 2019, according to a study published online March 29 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Interval Cancers Down With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Women undergoing screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) have a lower interval cancer rate compared with those screened with digital mammography (DM) alone, according to a study published online April 6 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mammogram Rates Have Rebounded Since Pandemic Began, But Concerns Remain
Title: Mammogram Rates Have Rebounded Since Pandemic Began, But Concerns RemainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Fewer breast cancer cases between screening rounds with 3D-mammography
(Lund University) 3D-mammography reduces the number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the period between routine screenings, when compared with traditional mammography, according to a large study from Lund University in Sweden. The results are published in the journal Radiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mammogram Rates Have Rebounded Since Pandemic Began, But Concerns Remain
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

COVID: Mammogram Rates Rebound, Concerns Remain
Even though things have returned to normal, it still hasn't been enough to make up for months of delays, researchers note. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter to U.S. Guidelines
A panel recommends biennial screenings, starting at 50, but a new study took issue with the way hundreds of centers are telling women 40 and up to come in yearly. Some experts contend that frequent mammograms can “do more harm than good.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Mammography Breast Cancer Women and Girls Tests (Medical) Preventive Medicine Research JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal) United States Preventive Services Task Force your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Mammogram Rates Have Rebounded Since Pandemic Began, But Concerns Remain
TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 -- When the pandemic first hit last spring, screening mammograms fell by the wayside as COVID-19 became the most pressing medical concern in the country, but U.S. testing rates rebounded by mid-summer, a new study shows. But... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Digital breast tomosynthesis reduces rate of interval cancers
(Radiological Society of North America) Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) reduces the rate of interval breast cancers compared to screening with digital mammography, according to a new study. The study adds to a growing body of evidence supporting DBT as a breast cancer screening tool with important advantages over mammography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is media coverage of mammography biased toward optimism?
New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that medi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast screening rates rebound after COVID, but deficit remains FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility Risk analysis could help triage women for mammography Study claims breast centers flout mammography screening guidelines Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast screening rates rebound after COVID, but deficit remains
U.S. mammography screening rates have rebounded since plunging in the firs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Adenopathy may occur after COVID-19 vaccination Skipping mammograms boosts risk of breast cancer death COVID-19 vaccine affects imaging results, researchers warn How many cancers were missed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Patients in Canada missing recommended cancer screenings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk-Based Mammography Proposed for Times of Reduced Capacity Risk-Based Mammography Proposed for Times of Reduced Capacity
During times when healthcare access may be limited, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic, a risk-based approach can help pinpoint the women who are most likely to benefit from mammogram screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

National study examines US mammography screening rates during COVID-19 pandemic
(University of Vermont) A new study looking at US mammography screening rates during the first five months of the pandemic found both a strong rebound in breast cancer screening rates and a concerning cumulative deficit in mammograms due to missed appointments, as well as uncovering disparities when looking at screening according to race. The study was released this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Micrima raises over $5M in new financing round
U.K.-based breast imaging technology developer Micrima said it has raised 3.8 millio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3 reasons why growth in the mammography market will slow (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it's alerting patients wh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Texas mammography center gets certificate reinstated FDA relaxes MQSA rules during COVID-19 emergency FDA revokes Va. facility's mammography accreditation FDA document outlines new mammo appeals process Okla. hospital resolves mammography issue (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk analysis could help triage women for mammography
Prioritizing which women receive breast screening based on their risk factor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MedPAC: Imaging use, charges continue to stay steady AI can triage DBT exams for priority review Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75 Skipping mammograms boosts risk of breast cancer death Death rate for younger women with breast cancer poised to climb (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Catching more breast cancers when mammograms are limited
(University of California - Davis Health) In one of the largest research projects of its kind, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open looks at nearly 900,000 individuals and close to 2 million mammograms to come up with a new way detect the most breast cancer cases with the fewest exams. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer screenings rebounded quickly after drop at start of pandemic
(RAND Corporation) It's been widely known that use of mammograms and colonoscopies to screen for cancer plummeted immediately after the coronavirus pandemic was declared in March 2020, creating concerns that the trend could delay diagnosis of cancers and as a result have adverse health consequences. A new study finds that use of the two procedures returned to near-normal levels by the end of July 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A harmless vaccine side effect could mimic cancer in mammograms. Here’s what to know.
Enlarged lymph nodes can be a side effect of vaccination for some people. As harmless as vaccine-swollen nodes are, those in the armpit may appear as alarming white spots in a mammogram. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ben Guarino Source Type: news

Many U.S. Mammography Centers Aren't Following Expert Guidelines: Report
Title: Many U.S. Mammography Centers Aren't Following Expert Guidelines: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Many U.S. Mammography Centers Aren ’ t Following Expert Guidelines: Report
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many U.S. Mammography Centers Aren't Following Expert Guidelines: Report
THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 -- An ongoing debate about when and how often women should undergo screening mammograms is intensifying in medical circles. A new study and an editorial published online March 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine are adding new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Contrast-enhanced mammography for breast cancer in women with augmented breasts
(American Roentgen Ray Society) According to ARRS'American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) showed concordance with MRI in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer and breast augmentation. Noting that CEM has not been investigated in women with breast augmentation, Molly Carnahan and her Mayo Clinic team in Phoenix, AZ, concluded, " the findings suggest a possible role of CEM for staging in women with breast augmentation and contraindication or limited access to MRI. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine: Wondering if I should reschedule my Mammogram?
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Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Advanced Cancers Are Emerging, Doctors Warn, Citing Pandemic Drop in Screenings
People have skipped their cancer screenings and ignored possible symptoms as a result of the pandemic. In some cases, the delay has come at a great cost. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Mammography Tests (Medical) Telemedicine Breast Cancer Colon and Colorectal Cancer Colonoscopy your-feed-healthcare Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Researchers study impact of pandemic cancer screening pause
Months after mammograms, colonoscopies and other routine cancer screenings were suspended because of the pandemic, researchers are studying the impact (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US Breast Cancer Centers Recommend Earlier Initiation of Screening
MONDAY, March 15, 2021 -- Most U.S. breast cancer centers recommend that women begin screening mammography at an earlier age than recommended by national societies, according to a research letter published online March 15 in JAMA Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACR calls JAMA breast cancer article 'misleading'
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is taking aim at an article and editoria...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study claims breast centers flout mammography screening guidelines Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75 Death rate for younger women with breast cancer poised to climb USPSTF readies update to breast screening guidelines COVID-19 relief bill delays USPSTF mammo recommendation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study claims breast centers flout mammography screening guidelines
A new study published March 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine claims tha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75 Death rate for younger women with breast cancer poised to climb Dr. Daniel Kopans: Will the USPSTF heed science on breast screening? USPSTF readies update to breast screening guidelines COVID-19 relief bill delays USPSTF mammo recommendation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Screening mammography recommendations by breast cancer centers
(JAMA Network) Researchers examined the screening mammography recommendations regarding starting age and interval for nearly 500 breast cancer centers in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75
Breast cancer is common in women over the age of 75 and many older women ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Skipping mammograms boosts risk of breast cancer death Death rate for younger women with breast cancer poised to climb Dr. Daniel Kopans: Will the USPSTF heed science on breast screening? When should breast cancer survivors discontinue mammo? USPSTF readies update to breast screening guidelines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Planmed to distribute Disior software in the U.S.
Mammography and orthopedic imaging firm Planmed announced it will distribut...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Candelis joins forces with Planmed Candelis launches new breast imaging workstation Planmed gets FDA clearance for new Verity CBCT features Health Canada clears Planmed's Clarity systems Planmed adds features to its Verity CBCT scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over age 75
Breast cancer is common in women over the age of 75 and many older women ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Skipping mammograms boosts risk of breast cancer death Death rate for younger women with breast cancer poised to climb Dr. Daniel Kopans: Will the USPSTF heed science on breast screening? When should breast cancer survivors discontinue mammo? USPSTF readies update to breast screening guidelines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adenopathy may occur after COVID-19 vaccination
As COVID-19 vaccinations become readily available, mammographers must be aler...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Skipping mammograms boosts risk of breast cancer death COVID-19 vaccine affects imaging results, researchers warn COVID-19 vaccine may skew breast MRI results Ultrasound shows lymph node changes after COVID-19 vaccine How many cancers were missed during the COVID-19 pandemic? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI reduces variability in breast density reporting
Variation in the assessment of breast density on mammograms was reduced wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF readies update to breast screening guidelines Density notification laws are working -- but not equally AI's clinical role in breast screening comes under scrutiny Mammo AI software yields workflow, economic benefits Can deep-learning CAD outperform mammographers? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vaccine side effects may affect mammograms
The temporary side effects can include swollen lymph nodes around the armpits, which could be misread as a possible sign of breast cancer if it turns up on a mammogram. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms
Anyone getting a mammogram or other cancer check soon after a COVID-19 vaccine should alert doctors, to prevent false alarms from a side effect (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mammograms pick up harmless breast lumps from the Covid vaccine
Swollen lymph nodes are common after infection and a sign the immune system is fighting a foreign invader. However, swollen lymph nodes are not a known side-effect for other vaccines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast Cancer Death
Title: Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast Cancer DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news