Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Rate of detection increased 14 percent; detection rates higher for grade 1, 2 invasive cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Dual-energy mammography plus AI could reduce biopsies
A new mammography technique that uses an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CEDM reduces biopsies of benign breast lesions AI effective for assessing breast density Contrast-enhanced mammography prepares to enter clinical mainstream Contrast-enhanced FFDM may have edge over breast MRI New technologies show promise for breast imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 -- Digital mammography (DM) has increased the overall cancer detection rate by 14 percent, with higher detection rates for grade 1 and 2 invasive cancers, according to research published online Dec. 11 in Radiology. Roger G.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novel technique may significantly reduce breast biopsies
(Radiological Society of North America) A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor could help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Digital mammography increases breast cancer detection
(Radiological Society of North America) The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14 percent overall in the United Kingdom without increasing the recall rate, according to a major new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast cancer risk persists decades after childbirth
Women's risk of breast cancer can persist more than 20 years after childbirth,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women under 40 benefit from mammography, too Mobile mammography boosts underserved women's access Women dubious about risk-based breast cancer screening JAMA: Women need to be aware of mammography's harms ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canadian guidelines recommend against early mammography
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has released breast cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canadian task force shifts gears on AAA screening Canadian guidelines support CT lung cancer screening Response: Canadian breast cancer guidelines rely on faulty data Canadian task force advises less frequent breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Black women have worse breast cancer outcomes
Black women have higher breast cancer recurrence and overall mortality compared...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patient navigators help black women with mammograms ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening Race matters for breast cancer screening protocols Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer death rates USPSTF: Why do more black women die from breast cancer? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Planmed gets FDA clearance for new Verity CBCT features
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the latest features...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Health Canada clears Planmed's Clarity systems Planmed adds features to its Verity CBCT scanner FDA clears Planmed's 2D digital mammography system FDA clears Planmed's Verity for maxillofacial imaging Planmed inks Verity distribution pact (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Women who have participated in mammography screening have a lower risk for dying from breast cancer within 10 and 20 years after diagnosis, according to a study recently published in Cancer. L ászló Tabár, M.D., from Falun... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DBT betters mammo performance in screening, diagnosis
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) improves upon mammography's performance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound after DBT obviates diagnostic 2D mammo DBT maintains high performance over time DBT doesn't hurt screening throughput DBT spots 34% more breast cancers than mammography DBT plus ABVS offers a breast cancer staging alternative (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound after DBT obviates diagnostic 2D mammo
Performing a diagnostic mammogram to assess suspicious masses found on digital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips launches breast ultrasound package Should the BI-RADS 3 ultrasound category be revised? CAD software speeds up ABUS interpretations How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? ABUS reads are short enough for busy clinical practices (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Early Screening Key to Reducing Lung Cancer Deaths
Radiation oncologist Dr. Andrea McKee believes deaths from lung cancer — including those related to asbestos exposure — could be reduced significantly by increased utilization of early CT screening. McKee, chair of radiation oncology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Maine, has been a strong proponent of early screening for several years. “We could be saving tens of thousands of lives every year with this,” McKee told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “There is nothing else like it. The life-saving potential is the most important thing that has happened to cancer in my...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 4, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Younger High-Risk Women Benefit From Mammography
(MedPage Today) -- Yields in 30-39 age group at high risk comparable to 40-49 group with average risk (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 30, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Older Women Benefit From Mammograms Past Age 75 Older Women Benefit From Mammograms Past Age 75
Mammography is accurate in older women, who can be successfully treated after an early diagnosis of breast cancer, new research shows. Guidelines need to be updated, according to one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Use of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Does Not Decrease Screening Mammography Capacity
Some were concerned about increased imaging and interpretation times associated with DBT. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: Breast Health Breast Imaging Source Type: news

Facebook, NYU release MRI dataset for AI
The New York University (NYU) School of Medicine has released a large-scale...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is Facebook useful for mammography screening education? Facebook, NYU feel need for MRI speed with AI NYU gets NIH grants to study dose, image analytics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nancy Cappello, Breast Cancer Activist, Is Dead at 66
A survivor of the disease, she fought for fuller disclosure of mammogram results — something she did not get. She died from complications of her treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Cappello, Nancy M Deaths (Obituaries) Breast Cancer Mammography Are You Dense? Source Type: news

RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30 - Year - Olds With Risk Factors
Early screening may benefit those with dense breasts, personal/family history of breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Women with dense breasts should start regular scans from age of 30 not 50
The new report, based on more than five million mammograms across the US, found cancer was spotted just as much among high-risk women in their 30s as average-risk women in their 40s. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digital Mammograms Show Vulnerability to Cyberattacks
(MedPage Today) -- Two out of three radiologists couldn't tell that images were manipulated (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 28, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, News, Source Type: news

Study: Some Women Should Start Mammograms at 30
Women with at least one of three specific risk factors probably would benefit from mammograms starting at 30, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 -- Women with one of three breast cancer risk factors may benefit from mammography screening beginning at age 30, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, held from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 -- Women at increased risk for breast cancer should start receiving mammograms earlier than recommended, even as young as age 30, a new study contends. Young women who have dense breasts or a family history of breast cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: Study
Title: For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/28/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New study supports mammography screening at 30 for some women
(Radiological Society of North America) A new, large-scale study of more than 5 million mammograms found that annual mammography screening beginning at age 30 may benefit women with at least one of three specific risk factors: dense breasts, a personal history of breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - November 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Screening Mammograms Recommended for Women 75 and Over Screening Mammograms Recommended for Women 75 and Over
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Mobile mammography boosts underserved women's access
Mobile mammography clinics appear to be effective at boosting underserved women's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Media coverage of mammo screening emphasizes controversy How effective are mobile mammography programs? Home visits boost breast cancer screening in Latinas ASCO BCS research highlights benefits of mobile mammo, PET/MR Breast cancer rate in Georgia affected by mammo availability (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hospital systems roll out pricey cancer-screening units
The St. Elizabeth Foundation has received $1.5 million to pay for another mobile mammography unit, which will help screen for breast cancer among rural populations in Northern Kentucky, Southwest Ohio and Southeast Indiana.   The grant from the Cincinnati-based Maxon Foundation includes $1 million for the van and the screening technology housed within, plus $500,000 for maintenance in the years to come. U.S. Bank is trustee for the foundation, which was founded by the late Glenway Maxon Jr. to focus… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 -- Women aged 75 years and older can still benefit from routine mammography, with a cancer detection rate of 8.4 per 1,000 exams, according to a study scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Screening mammography still good for older women
Women ages 75 and older should continue to undergo screening mammography if...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Age, not density, predicts interval breast cancer result How serious is the risk of breast cancer overdiagnosis? Breast screening rates fall for older women in ACOs Are older women getting appropriate mammo screening? Do older women benefit from screening mammography? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women benefit from mammography screening beyond age 75
(Radiological Society of North America) Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the comparatively high incidence of breast cancer found in this age group, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Women over 75 should still be invited for mammography
Incidence of breast cancer in this age group is comparatively high, and largely invasive Related items fromOnMedica Breast cancer age profile younger in non-white women Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival Social media could help raise breast screening take-up JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination NICE guidance aims at earlier cancer diagnosis by GPs (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Lunit to debut AI for mammography at RSNA
Artificial intelligence (AI) image analysis company Lunit will introduce Lunit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI firm Lunit brings new software to RSNA 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Volpara to launch mammo decision support at RSNA 2018
Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions plans to launch real-time...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Volpara Solutions passes data milestone 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mobile Mammography Participation Among Medically Underserved Women: A Systematic Review
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Tackling Cancer Anxiety
No matter how long I deal with periodic blood tests, abdominal CTs and mammograms, they always trigger a huge wave of ‘ scanxiety. ’ (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUSAN GUBAR Tags: Ovarian Cancer Mammography Mastectomy Source Type: news

Varex shares fall on Q4 miss
Shares in Varex Imaging (NSDQ:VREX) fell today after the company missed earnings expectations on Wall Street with its fourth-quarter financial results. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company posted profits of $200,000, or 1¢ per share, on sales of $204.8 million for the three months ended Sept. 28, for a sales loss of 5% compared with the same period last year. The company’s profits fell from $15 million in Q4 last year. Adjusted to exclude 1-time items, earnings per share were 29¢, behind consensus on The Street. “While our revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018 decreased from recor...
Source: Mass Device - November 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Imaging MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Varex Imaging Source Type: news

Media coverage of mammo screening emphasizes controversy
Media coverage of mammography tends to emphasize controversy and conflict,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is Google News good for mammography? Breast screening controversies set to generate fierce debate Annals opinions: Reboot needed on breast screening debate We do not want to go back to the Dark Ages of breast screening SABCS: Breast screening controversy is artificial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
Title: Mammograms Do Save Lives: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study in Cancer shows early mammography saves women's lives
Women who adhere to early and regular screening mammography have lower mortality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT doesn't hurt screening throughput DBT spots 34% more breast cancers than mammography AI reduces false positives in screening mammography Synthesized 2D similar to FFDM for finding microcalcs Breast screening critics Gotzsche, Welch lose positions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows
People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, News, Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 -- Women confused by the conflicting advice surrounding the benefits and timing of mammograms will be interested in a new study out of Sweden. The research, involving more than 50,000 breast cancer patients, found that those... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Longer mammography follow-up may be risky for many women
Mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle Patient navigators help black women with mammograms Insurance affects women's breast cancer mortality risk How effective are mobile mammography programs? Asian women less apt to undergo mammography follow-up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news